Race, Historic
JUN 22nd 2020

Damien Smith

Why James Hunt’s Hesketh win was his best

James Hunt wasn’t very good at leading motor races. He wasn’t very good at winning them either. But that changed once and for all 45 years ago, on 22nd June 1975, when the gangly, long-haired Englishman with the plummy public school accent beat the world’s best Formula 1 driver and car at the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort.

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