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Driver

James Hunt

 
Include non-championship races

Details
Full NameJames Simon Wallis Hunt
Date of BirthFriday 29 August 1947
Date of DeathTuesday 15 June 1993
Age of Death45 years, 9 months, 17 days
Born
Belmont
Surrey
England
Great Britain
F1 Career
Active Years1973 - 1979
Races Contested
93  
Wins10
2nd Places6
3rd Places7
4th Places7
5th Places2
6th Places3
Average ClassificationMedian: 3.5, Mean: 4.20, Standard deviation: 0.43
Retirements44
Disqualifications2
Failures to start1
Failures to qualify0
Pole Positions14
Average Qualifying PositionMedian: 7, Mean: 7.23, Standard deviation: 0.57
Fastest Laps8
Average Fastest Lap PositionMedian: 8, Mean: 8.22, Standard deviation: 0.80
Races Led23
Laps Led634
Race Distance Led3229 km
Debut1973 Monaco GP
Maiden Win1975 Dutch GP
Last Race1979 Monaco GP
Drivers' Championships
1973 - 8th   
(14 points)
1974 - 8th   
(15 points)
1975 - 4th   
(33 points)
1976 - 1st   
(69 points)
  
1977 - 5th   
(40 points)
1978 - 13th   
(8 points)
1979 - Not Classified
Total Points Scored179
Records
Records Held TodayNone
Records Held At Retirement1. Most 16th Fastest Laps (4) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
2. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Spanish GP
Records Ever Broken1. Highest 9th Place Finish Ratio (100.00%) – set at 1973 Monaco GP,
2. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1974 British GP,
3. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1974 British GP,
4. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1974 Austrian GP,
5. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1974 Austrian GP,
6. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1974 Italian GP,
7. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1974 Italian GP,
8. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1974 Canadian GP,
9. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1974 Canadian GP,
10. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1974 United States GP,
11. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1974 United States GP,
12. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Argentine GP,
13. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 Argentine GP,
14. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 South African GP,
15. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 South African GP,
16. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Spanish GP,
17. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 Spanish GP,
18. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Monaco GP,
19. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 Monaco GP,
20. Most 16th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Swedish GP,
21. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Swedish GP,
22. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 Swedish GP,
23. Most 16th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 French GP,
24. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 French GP,
25. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 French GP,
26. Most 16th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 German GP,
27. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 German GP,
28. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 German GP,
29. Most 6th Fastest Laps in a Season (3) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
30. Most 16th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
31. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
32. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 Italian GP,
33. Most 6th Fastest Laps in a Season (3) – set at 1975 United States GP,
34. Most 16th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 United States GP,
35. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1975 United States GP,
36. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1975 United States GP,
37. Most 6th Fastest Laps in a Season (3) – set at 1976 US West GP,
38. Most 16th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1976 US West GP,
39. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1976 US West GP,
40. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1976 US West GP,
41. Most 6th Fastest Laps in a Season (3) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
42. Most 16th Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
43. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
44. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1976 Spanish GP,
45. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1977 US West GP,
46. Most 23rd Fastest Laps (2) – set at 1977 US West GP,
47. Most 23rd Fastest Laps in a Season (2) – set at 1978 US West GP,
48. Most 16th Fastest Laps (4) – set at 1979 Spanish GP,
49. Most 6th Place Qualifications in a Season (4) – set at 1979 Spanish GP

Partners
Team MateRacesYears
Ian Scheckter
1
1974
Brett Lunger
3
1975
Jochen Mass
33
1976 - 1977
Gilles Villeneuve
1
1977
Bruno Giacomelli
6
1977 - 1978
Patrick Tambay
15
1978
Team RacesYears
Hesketh
37
1973 - 1975
McLaren
49
1976 - 1978
Wolf
7
1979
Car ManufacturerRacesYears
March
10
1973 - 1974
Hesketh
27
1974 - 1975
McLaren
49
1976 - 1978
Wolf
7
1979
Engine ManufacturerRacesYears
Ford
93
1973 - 1979
Tyre ManufacturerRacesYears
Firestone
23
1973 - 1974
Goodyear
70
1975 - 1979
Lubricant ManufacturerRacesYears
Duckhams
1
1975
Texaco
49
1976 - 1979
Havoline
3
1978
EntrantRacesYears
Hesketh Racing
37
1973 - 1975
Marlboro Team McLaren
49
1976 - 1978
Olympus Cameras Wolf Racing
7
1979
Chassis DesignerRacesYears
Robin Herd
10
1973 - 1974
Harvey Postlethwaite
34
1974 - 1975, 1979
Gordon Coppuck
49
1976 - 1978
Car ModelRacesYears
March 731
10
1973 - 1974
Hesketh 308
13
1974
Hesketh 308B
12
1975
Hesketh 308C
2
1975
McLaren M23
21
1976 - 1977
McLaren M26
28
1977 - 1978
Wolf WR7
5
1979
Wolf WR8
2
1979
Car NumberRacesYears
Car 27
8
1973
Car 24
29
1974 - 1975
Car 11
16
1976
Car 1
17
1977
Car 7
16
1978
Car 20
7
1979
Team SponsorRacesYears
Warsteiner
15
1974
Polar
14
1975
Goodyear
23
1976, 1979
Marlboro
49
1976 - 1978
Texaco
56
1976 - 1979
Champion
17
1977
Chesterfield
16
1978
Koni
7
1979
Michelob
7
1979
Olympus
7
1979
Starbel Handmeyer
7
1979

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