British 1976 World Champion James Hunt, beer in hand, salutes the crowd after winning the 1977 United States Grand Prix at Watkins Glen. Talented McLaren driver James Hunt was one of the most complicated, charismatic and controversial individuals ever to compete in Formula One. He loved projecting his playboy image to the hilt and backed it up with outrageous statements.
Here's an exclusive look at the custom Scrambler that will headline the Triumph Tridays festival in Europe. It's the work of Dirk Oehlerking of Kingston Custom, and designed to evoke the glory days of Steve McQueen and the ISDT. We're sold — are you?
1999 24 Hours Le Mans race. An aerodynamic fault on the team's Mercedes-Benz CLRs caused Mark Webber to spectacularly become airborne during both practice and race-day warm up, with the same fate befalling teammate Peter Dumbreck five hours into the race. Both drivers escaped uninjured, but the crashes forced Mercedes to shelve their sportscar program for the year.