F1 history knows a large number of larger-than-life personalities, the gay dog, with the makings of monitoring nykyta pr-correspond to tear hair out.
Their great and awesome I was, of course, James Hunt , the 1976 world champion.
Hunt's career number one began in his reputation suitably F1 glamour from the cradle, Monaco in 1973.
When Hunt appeared in the F1 pits driving overalls, on which was sewn a memorable canvas sign ”Sex, the breakfast of champions”, nobody had to guess where the british were interested in the race track outside.
James ' sex addiction was almost a disease. His sexual hunger was completely unbelievable, the BBC commentary legend Murray Walker summed up recently in the Telegraph.
He drank too much, smoked too much and fooled around too much with women. Women's interest rose she has a hat, Walker continued to the Birmingham Mail in an interview.party tube
Hunt didn't change their habits even in his career on a tighter place, through 1976, the last couple of weeks, when he fought Niki lauda with the world championship.
the last race of the Season was driven in Japan Fuji track 24. October. Hunt trip to Japan directly from the previous one, in the united states run after the competition and spent the rising sun in the country of alcohol, cannabis and cocaine fogs a couple weeks-together with a friend Barry Sheenen .
Accommodation in Tokyo was by chance selected hotel, with British Airways staff to stay at the Japanese-flights. Hunt on duty at the hotel reception in the vicinity and attracted the scene of the flight attendants to party with. The british media in circulating information, according to Hunt, have sex a total of 33 flight attendants with prior to his career in the most important competition.
And fooling around means to an end. Since then, a long career in F1 made, inter alia, the Williams technical director, served as Patrick Head was wrong the morning of the race with the wrong pit stall and find ajohaalarinsa off the Hunt making a closer acquaintance with the japanese woman.
after This Hunt to continue with other normal race ship rituaalejaan. Because the Hunt was famously nervous before each F1 race, his bike in the pit area back and forth, chain-smoked cigarettes and threw up.Rain sotkiNiki Board and James Hunt were fine, although the duo fight strictly through the 1976 world championship. ZUMAWIRE.COM/MVPHOTOS
Heavy rains messing up the competition in the Hunt ranked difficulties after the third, and the rise of one point over the Board, which had been started through completely overwhelming.
the Race under discussion on whether we should compete to drive at all, but in the end the race was started. Lauda drove only one lap, turned it to the collection of ferraris in the pits and left the race.
Three months earlier, the death at the gates by the austrian did not want to take any risk about it, that the Nürburgring-events happen.
– Life is more valuable than the world championship. I'd do the same again, Lauda said later.
I'm sorry Nikki's behalf. I respect his decision. What else could he do after his accident? I wanted to win the championship and I think I deserve it. Also Niki deserved the championship, I wish we could share it, Hunt said according to the Guardian.
after the Competition Hunt drank way pursuant to their self-support in the drunk, and the British to the Japanese embassy consul didn't want to let him in their own championship party.
the Party continued the next day, 12 hour-long flight to the homeland. Heathrow airport drunken master were up against not only thousands of fans also Sue -mom and girl friend Jane Birbeck , who had no idea what a japanese hotel was during the last weeks of happened.Liked duoMurray Walker and James Hunt commentary to the F1 races together in the years 1980-1993. AOP
the championship after his Hunt to continue F1 career, no more than two period. Career ended the season in 1979 in the same place where it had begun six years earlier - in Monaco.
Hunt announced in early June its withdrawal from the track, and his place in the Walter Wolf running in the garage to take the Keke Rosberg .
Already the next season, Hunt sat down with the BBC commentary booth Walker alongside, and the pair worked almost literally Hunt to the death.
we Were like oil and water. We live in a very different way, but maybe different because of the commentary we were so popular, Walker said, according to the BBC.
Walker and Hunt the last common explanation for missed 13. June, 1993 driving the Canadian GP.
after the Competition Hunt was to head to London and played in the Monday night snooker Gerard Donaldson , who wrote in his book. Hunt left the game unfinished, because I feel bad, and was removed to his home.
He was found dead in her home Tuesday morning, 15. June.Heavy call
Hunt had a heart attack after climbing the apartment upstairs to the bedroom and collapsed in bed.
– my Wife called me and urged to prepare to overwhelm the news. I thought that the 96-year-old my mother had something happen, but then my wife said, that James is dead, Walker recalled to the Birmingham Mail.
– I just Asked who James. Because I had been James Hunt only in the broadcast booth, I didn't think he could have been killed. Apparently he was found in bed with phone in his hand. He had been calling for help.
the Former traagisemmaksi Hunt's death makes it that he had proposed to his love, Helen Dyson on the phone only the night before. Dyson with the help of the Hunt had found peace of mind in the four common years. Hunt was also left tobacco and alcohol almost completely.
Hunt had two children, a boy Freddie and Tom , which he had got together his second wife, Sarah Lomax .
Sources: BBC, the Guardian, Daily Mail, Birmingham Mail