James Hunt's story is a tale of a short but turbulent life lived to the limit. One of the most colourful and controversial figures in Grand Prix racing, he is remembered by those close to him in Gerald Donaldson's account of his life.
JAMES HUNT WAS A TOWERING PERSONALITY WITH A COMMANDING PRESENCE, A HUGELY GLAMOROUS PUBLIC FIGURE WHO BROUGHT FORMULA ONE MOTOR RACING TO THE ATTENTION OF A WHOLE NEW AUDIENCE. His story is an epic tale of a short but turbulent life lived to the limit. Triumphing against all odds to become World Drivers' Champion with McLaren in 1976, Hunt sank into a period of decadence and depression ...only to be rejuventated as he found true love for the first time. With that came personal contentment and a renewed zest for living, so that one of the most colourful and controversial figures in Grand Prix racing is best remembered by those close to him as a fun-loving, caring man who had a genuinely uplifting presence - qualities that shine through in Gerald Donaldson's compelling and moving account of his life.