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GPBlog's Top 50 drivers in 50 days - #26 - James Hunt

Welcome back to GPBlog’s countdown to the season opening 2020 Australian Grand Prix, where we’re looking at one of our top 50 F1 drivers of all time each day as we get closer to lights out in Melbourne. You can catch up on yesterday’s piece on Jody Scheckter here, but today we’re talking about a former rival, friend and even neighbour of Scheckter, James Hunt. Hunt encapsulated everything about F1 in the 1970s. He was fast, fearless and lived a glamorous lifestyle but one that meant he burnt out too quickly. After time in Formula 3, Hunt made the leap to F1 in 1973 with Hesketh Racing, debuting at Monaco (where else?). He was on the pace early on, scoring two...
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