The formula 1 driver section allows you to select your favorite F1 driver and view different breakdowns on their career F1 points, team battle statistics, race by race breakdown, how they performed for specific constructors and general career statistics. Here you will find the F1 statistics for James Hunt in full.

James Hunt - F1 driver
gb.webpJames Hunt
Starts: 92
World championships: 1
World championships (under selected PSS): 0
Wins: 10
Podiums: 23
Fastest laps: 8
Poles: 14
Country: United Kingdom
Date of birth: 29/08/1947
Wikipedia: James Hunt


James Hunt was a retired British racing driver who is best known for his career in Formula 1. He was born on August 29, 1947 in Belmont, England, and began his racing career in the late 1960s. He quickly made a name for himself in the junior ranks.

In 1973, Hunt made his Formula 1 debut with the Hesketh team, and he immediately impressed with his speed and skill. He went on to race for a number of teams, including McLaren and Wolf, and won the World Championship in 1976. He competed with the likes of Niki Lauda and Clay Regazzoni.

In his personal life, Hunt was married and had two children, Freddie and Tom.

As a driver, Hunt was known for his aggressive and flamboyant style on the track. He was highly skilled at finding the limits of his car and pushing it to the maximum, and he often used this skill to his advantage in races. But one prone to spectacular accidents earned him the nickname "Hunt the Shunt". These qualities, combined with his natural talent and determination, made him a formidable force on the track and helped him to achieve success in Formula 1. Hunt retired from racing in 1979. He died in 1993.

All time driver rank for James Hunt per points scoring system
*click rank or points for career GP breakdown of James Hunt.

Career stats for James Hunt

Fastest laps841
Total GPs9292
Average wins / GP0.1130
Average podiums / GP0.2555
Times world champion018
Best position in a GP1 -
Best position in a season2 (1976) -
Driver in current seasonno -
First season of driver1973 -
Last season of driver1979 -
Number of seasons7116

Streaks for James Hunt

Career team battles for James Hunt

Career team battle for James Hunt (includes partial season battles)
TypePosition in GPTeammates (position)Points in GPTeammates (points)
Wins131x - Reine Wisell 1973 (+1)
1x - David Purley 1973 (+2)
1x - Roger Williamson 1973 (+2)
1x - Mike Beuttler 1973 (+6)
1x - Jean Pierre Jarier 1973 (+3)
2x - Brett Lunger 1975 (+3), 1978 (+1)
1x - Harald Ertl 1975 (+1)
1x - Alan Jones 1975 (+2)
2x - Jochen Mass 1976 (+6), 1977 (+5)
1x - Gilles Villeneuve 1977 (+1)
1x - Nelson Piquet 1978 (+1)
141x - Reine Wisell 1973 (+8 points)
1x - Mike Beuttler 1973 (+54 points)
1x - David Purley 1973 (+17 points)
1x - Jean Pierre Jarier 1973 (+35 points)
1x - Roger Williamson 1973 (+28 points)
1x - Hans Joachim Stuck 1974 (+2 points)
1x - Harald Ertl 1975 (+13 points)
3x - Brett Lunger 1975 (+30 points), 1977 (+47 points), 1978 (+14 points)
2x - Jochen Mass 1976 (+111 points), 1977 (+33 points)
1x - Gilles Villeneuve 1977 (+26 points)
1x - Bruno Giacomelli 1978 (+6 points)
Draws31x - Brett Lunger 1977
1x - Hans Joachim Stuck 1974
1x - Howden Ganley 1974
31x - Alan Jones 1975
1x - Bruno Giacomelli 1977
1x - Emilio de Villota 1977
Losses51x - Torsten Palm 1975 (-1)
2x - Bruno Giacomelli 1977 (-1), 1978 (-1)
1x - Emilio de Villota 1977 (-2)
1x - Patrick Tambay 1978 (-9)
41x - Howden Ganley 1974 (-2 points)
1x - Torsten Palm 1975 (-1 points)
1x - Nelson Piquet 1978 (-1 points)
1x - Patrick Tambay 1978 (-14 points)

Season overview for James Hunt
SeasonTeamGrand prixPointsPositionWinsPodiumsFastest laps

Teams for which James Hunt has competed

Head-to-head comparisons for James Hunt

Wins for James Hunt

Fastest laps for James Hunt

Poles for James Hunt

Hattricks for James Hunt
119771x - Great Britain (McLaren)
219761x - USA East (McLaren)
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