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James Hunt Formula 1 driver
F1 James Hunt profile

James Hunt Formula 1 driver

F1 seasons
James Hunt
Date of birth1947 August 29
Date of death1993 June 15
First Race Monte Carlo 1973
Last Race Monte Carlo 1979
Year active1973 » 1979
Best championship position World Champion 1 time
Grands Prix entered93
Best race starting position 1 X 14
Best race finishing position 1 X 10
Pole positions14
First row start24
Fastest lap8
Points finishes35

Championship position

Starting grid positions

Final race positions

Positions heatmap (starting grid / final race)

Statistics by age

Average pole and final position by age

More statistics by age for James Hunt

Career chart profile

Seasons: nr of season from first GP until the last.

Juan Manuel Fangio started in 1950 and had last race in 1958. But he skipped 1952 season.

#Grand Prix: nr of GrandPrix in all seasons.

100% for Kimi Raikkonen even he did not start in 2010 and 2011 but in those seasons there were no new GrandPrix except in the other seasons he started

not 100% for Damon Hill. At debut in 1982 did not start the first three GP. In that season was the last race GP Kyalami.

GP entered: total number of races from all seasons.

Not 100% if a driver did not start at least a race, or entered in all but skip a season

Victories, Podiums, Pole positions, Fastest laps, Finish in points: percentage from total race entrance

Points: percentage from total points he could get if win all races, and bonus if availabe(ex 1 point for fastest lap)

James Hunt, F1 teammates

Points Teammate(s)Race
Vict.Poles PodiumsFastLap
1979 7
1978 13th 8 Tony Trimmer compare drivers, Brett Lunger compare drivers, Emilio de Villota compare drivers, Patrick Tambay compare drivers, Bruno Giacomelli compare drivers, Nelson Piquet compare drivers 16 1
1977 5th 40 Jochen Mass compare drivers, Brett Lunger compare drivers, Emilio de Villota compare drivers, Gilles Villeneuve compare drivers, Bruno Giacomelli compare drivers 17 3 6 5 3
1976 1st 69 Jochen Mass compare drivers 16 6 8 8 2
1975 4th 33 Alan Jones compare drivers, Torsten Palm compare drivers, Harald Ertl compare drivers, Brett Lunger compare drivers 14 1 4 1
1974 8th 15 Howden Ganley compare drivers, Hans-Joachim Stuck compare drivers, Vittorio Brambilla compare drivers, Ian Scheckter compare drivers 15 3
1973 8th 14 Reine Wisell compare drivers, Mike Beuttler compare drivers, Jean-Pierre Jarier compare drivers, David Purley compare drivers, Roger Williamson compare drivers 8 2 2