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– Full preview to the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival
– Special 40th anniversary James Hunt celebrations
– World Champions and Grand Prix winners in legendary line-up
– HSCC, Viper and Porsche top milestone track parades
– Sir Geoff Hurst’s Ferrari auctioned on 50th anniversary of his World Cup winning hat-trick
– All tickets must be purchased in advance

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Silverstone Classic Hunt16a– Special celebrations to mark 40th anniversary of title-winning campaign
– Hunt cars on show and racing on the famous Grand Prix circuit
– Trophies and memorabilia from the epic 1976 season on display
– Freddie Hunt drives championship-winning McLaren for Channel 4 F1 show     Read More »

Omologato Hesketh16bOmologato watches is celebrating 40 years since one of the most famous Formula One championship victories of all time.

The maverick British driver James Hunt took his only Driver’s Championship in 1976, and Omologato is paying tribute to his achievement with a limited edition watch dedicated to the team that launched his F1 career.

The Hesketh Racing Chrono by Omologato marks the iconic Hesketh Racing team, which competed in F1 from 1973 to 1978. It was this car in which Hunt made his name and the one that he drove to his very first victory in the sport in 1975. The following year he went one better and challenged for the overall title in one of the most famous, dramatic and controversial championships of all time, immortalized in the 2013 film, Rush. Read More »

– Biggest Media Day yet promises quantity and quality at summer spectacular
– Bikes and sidecars join cars on action-packed family-friendly bill
– Freddie Hunt celebrates father James’ F1 title triumph in McLaren M23
– 1966 World Cup celebrations remembered in car football match

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Silverstone Classic Freddie Hunt– Special 40th anniversary celebrations of the flamboyant Englishman’s title winning season
– Freddie Hunt drives 1976 championship winning McLaren M23
– Iconic circuit witnessed three of Hunt’s most famous F1 victories

The headline grabbing career of one of Britain’s most charismatic and colourful sportsmen will be celebrated at this summer’s Silverstone Classic (29-31 July). Read More »

Hall of Fame14g– Alain Prost, James Hunt, John McGuinness and Ross Brawn the newest inductees
– Superstar quartet join 25 existing Hall of Fame members
– Racing legends hailed at star-studded Royal Opera House celebration

Racing legends Alain Prost, James Hunt, John McGuinness and Ross Brawn became the latest inductees to the Motor Sport Hall of Fame, as the renowned British magazine kick-started its landmark 90th anniversary celebrations in style with a star-studded ceremony at London’s historic Royal Opera House (29 January). Read More »

James Hunt Hall of Fame– 1976 world champion one of four new inductees for 2014
– Hunt family out in force to receive prestigious accolade

James Hunt will be one of four racing legends to be inducted into the coveted Motor Sport Hall of Fame later this month. Read More »

Motor Sport, the respected monthly magazine with the famous green masthead, has teamed up with the Motor Sports Association, governing body of UK motor sport, to ask the nation to vote for its favourite British Formula 1 World Champion, as part of a special celebration during National Motorsport Week (30 June – 8 July) to mark the UK’s domination of Grand Prix racing.

Britain has produced more F1 World Champions than any other nation by far, with a glorious roster of 10 since Mike Hawthorn became the UK’s first in 1958. With Brazil and Finland tied for second with three champions each, it is a record that looks unlikely ever to be surpassed. Read More »