"For Christ's Sake, Make Sure He's Careful!" - Driving Dad's Hesketh

Freddie Hunt's first real spin in his father's 1975 Hesketh 308 F1 car at Goodwood and what's it like to drive for "Ferrari". » 3/24/15 9:08am 3/24/15 9:08am

The Next-Gen 'Rush' and the 24-hour Dream

Freddie Hunt on his first 24-hour race, the final showdown in F1 and recreating 'Rush' as a - literally - next-generation documentary. » 1/16/15 5:40pm 1/16/15 5:40pm

Up close and personal with James Hunt’s 1977 McLaren M26 Formula 1 car

Earlier this month, James Hunt‘s final race-winning car – a 1977 McLaren M26 – was sold at auction in Abu Dhabi for $1.2 million. But before it winged its way to its lucky new owner, we were privileged enough to spend some quality time alone with it at the Dubai Autodrome. » 12/05/13 6:32am 12/05/13 6:32am

Is Marketing Why RUSH Is Stalling Out In Theaters?

Like many of you, I was despondent to learn that Ron Howard's superb RUSH isn't exactly lighting up the box office like its roaring Formula One cars light up their tires. That's surprising considering the film's critical acclaim. Then I started to wonder: did the ad blitz for RUSH sidestep its most compelling story? » 10/04/13 12:38pm 10/04/13 12:38pm

The James Hunt You Don't See In RUSH Was An Anti-Apartheid Crusader

James Hunt is a man who is remembered for his passions. He is revered for his competitive spirit, his immense skill behind the wheel, his devil may care attitude, and his hard-partying, womanizing ways away from the track (and sometimes right before a race.) But Hunt also had a passion for social justice that isn't… » 9/24/13 10:00am 9/24/13 10:00am

Who is this man that James Hunt is punching?

Ron Howard's Rush had its gala world premiere over the weekend in London. In a couple of weeks, you'll be able to see the first public U.S. screening in NYC. That means that James Hunt is about to become known to a group of people extending well beyond ardent racing fans. » 9/03/13 11:21am 9/03/13 11:21am

Latest Rush Trailer Gives A Look At The Fun That Was James Hunt

With Ron Howard's new movie, Rush, about the 1976 Formula One season, coming out next month, we're starting to learn more about the characters behind the film. And trust me, they really were characters. » 8/11/13 10:00am 8/11/13 10:00am

Who Crashed A $3.4 Million Ferrari On The Set Of Rush?

Racing cars are meant to race, not sit in garages and rot away. But racing means crashing, and this picture of a broken Ferrari 312T2 — a Formula One car from the late 70s — on the set of Ron Howard's Rush is one sad reminder of the fact. » 5/01/12 2:00pm 5/01/12 2:00pm

Is Ron Howard's Rush Taking Artistic Liberties With Racing History?

For his James Hunt/Niki Lauda biopic, Rush, director Ron Howard appears to be recreating a 1970 F3 race that helped shape the legend of Hunt, the mercurial 1970s Formula One champ and shag-o-lator. Of course, Hunt's arch-rival Niki Lauda was there too. Or was he? » 4/27/12 10:30am 4/27/12 10:30am

See The Pivotal Rescue Scene From Ron Howard's Rush

The key moment in the rivalry between F1 legends Niki Lauda and James Hunt was Lauda's near-fatal crash on the Nürburgring in 1976. It will now also be the fiery centerpiece for Ron Howard's upcoming film Rush, and a man walking his dog happened to record the whole scene as it was being filmed. » 4/11/12 1:30pm 4/11/12 1:30pm

Ron Howard's F1 Film “Rush” Will Make The '70s Look Sexy

James Hunt was a sex-crazed playboy. Niki Lauda was nearly consumed in flames. They both raced in one of the most thrilling, dangerous eras in Formula One. Here is a look inside Rush, Ron Howard's upcoming film about their rivalry and motor racing in the ‘70s. » 3/27/12 1:30pm 3/27/12 1:30pm

"Bourne" director choosing between awesome F1 film or Tom Hanks

Paul Greengrass, the man responsible for the "Bourne" movies, may make a film about Niki Lauda's 1976 Formula 1 battle with James Hunt. Or he could shoot Tom Hanks as a freighter captain fending off Somali pirates. Here's our vote. » 6/02/11 3:15pm 6/02/11 3:15pm

How The Spirit Of The Man Who Bedded 33 Flight Attendants Lives On

Yes, it is nauseatingly corporate, but the iconic breast patch of the man who bedded 33 flight attendants before he won the 1976 Formula One world title keeps on bringing good luck. » 11/17/10 9:15am 11/17/10 9:15am

James Hunt Bedded 33 Flight Attendants In Two Weeks

A new biography of Formula One’s 1976 world champion makes Brett Favre and Tiger Woods sheepish schoolboys by comparison. It all begins with the 1976 title race—and 33 British Airways flight attendants. » 10/18/10 5:30pm 10/18/10 5:30pm

What the Pagani Zonda R’s Insane Nürburgring Record Really Means

6:48 versus the ultimate record of 6:11 means a quasi-production car is now within 10% of the time set in the fastest Porsche sports prototype by a man who made Ayrton Senna look timid. Let’s dive into some numbers. » 8/02/10 10:00am 8/02/10 10:00am

The 12 Brits Who've Won Their Home Grand Prix

A dozen men have walked on the Moon—and twelve Brits have won the British GP since first held in 1950 at Silverstone. Meet the men whose shoulders Jenson Button is set to stand on this Sunday. » 6/20/09 1:30pm 6/20/09 1:30pm

The Grand Prix For British Philatelic Immortality

In 2007, Royal Mail issued a set of stamps commemorating Britain’s Formula One greats. With six slots for eight world champions and Sir Stirling Moss, the stage was set for a philatelic battle royale. » 6/03/09 4:00pm 6/03/09 4:00pm