Hunt cel­e­bra­tion for Brands Masters

Motor Sport News - - Historics -

The life of James Hunt, 40 years af­ter his F1 World Cham­pi­onship ti­tle, will be cel­e­brated at the Masters Festival at Brands Hatch on May 28/29.

A demon­stra­tion of ex-hunt cars and a dis­play of his tro­phies will be staged and the win­ner of Sun­day’s FIA Masters His­toric For­mula One Cham­pi­onship en­counter will re­ceive the James Hunt Tro­phy.

Hunt had his first race and twice won the Race of Cham­pi­ons at Brands.

His son Fred­die will be on hand in May. “I’m re­ally thrilled that Masters is re­mem­ber­ing my fa­ther and his suc­cess 40 years ago,” said Hunt Jr. “Brands Hatch was a spe­cial place to him.”

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