- NAME: James Hunt
- OCCUPATION: Race Car Driver
- BIRTH DATE: August 29, 1947
- DEATH DATE: June 15, 1993
- Did You Know?: James Hunt died at age 45, just hours after proposing marriage to his girlfriend.
- EDUCATION: Wellington College
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Sutton, London, England, United Kingdom
- PLACE OF DEATH: Wimbledon, London, England, United Kingdom
- Full Name: James Simon Wallis Hunt
- Nickname: Hunt the Shunt
- AKA: James Hunt
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James Hunt was a playboy race car driver who found huge success in the 1970s before burning out at an early age.
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He retired midseason in 1979 and the following year took to the broadcasting booth for BBC's Formula One coverage.
His first marriage (to model Suzy Miller) behind him, Hunt got married again and had two sons, but this marriage came to an end as well in 1989. By 1993, Hunt was ready to walk down the aisle again, and on June 15, 1993, Helen Dyson, a woman half his age, accepted his marriage proposal. Only a few hours later, however, Hunt died of a massive heart attack,
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