The safety car has led more laps in F1 than James Hunt

Earlier this week, Reddit user Fart_Leviathan went back and counted just how many laps in F1’s history have been “led” by the safety car.Of course, the safety car doesn’t actually get credited with leading any of the laps - although Bernd Maylander wouldn’t mind it - but that doesn’t stop us from being curious.So, here it is: The safety car has led about 743 laps in...
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July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

NWES: Legendary Lauda – Hunt Duo Teams Up In NWES

Mathias Lauda And Freddie Hunt Will Share The #66 Df1 Racing Chevrolet SS Team Release Forty years after their parents’ legendary duel for the 1976 Formula 1 World Championship, Mathias Lauda and Freddie Hunt will rewrite motorsports history books by not only being teammates, but by sharing the same car in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series. Lauda will drive the #66 DF1 Racing Chevrolet...
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April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch F1 legend James Hunt fight marshals in two different races

Nowadays F1 drivers get lynched by the press over the tiniest things but back in the day, racing drivers got away with a whole lot worse.On Saturday, Nico Rosberg shared this hilarious video of James Hunt being grabbed by a marshal after an incident only for Hunt to turn around and punch him in the face:Seven seconds in you can see the exact moment he switches off racing...
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Trailer released for upcoming film on Barry Sheene

In the 1970s, there was a racing driver who travelled the world drinking, smoking and winning World Championships. His name was James Hunt, and in 2013 they made a movie about him. Now, the racing world is gearing up for a narrative biopic about Hunt’s motorcycle-racing equivalent – and real-life friend – Barry Sheene, who won the motorcycle world championship in 1976 and 1977...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

10 things for Formula 1 fans to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Formula 1 fans were treated to world class racing in 2013 Happy Thanksgiving to everyone.   As we close out the 2013 season and prepare for 2014, here are 10 things F1 fans have to be thankful for as we head in to the short offseason in which teams have to rapidly adjust to new rules and team changes: 1) A resurgence of interest in the history of the sport worldwide.   With relevant...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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