Sex, The Breakfast of Champions…


If you loved the Hunt vs Lauda documentary on TV recently, then you’ll be interested to watch this Q&A session on The Racer’s Edge. Pete Windsor hosts an hour long session with Alastair Caldwell, Team Manager of McLaren in James Hunt’s victorious title year; Tom Hunt, James’ son who today works full-time on the James Hunt Foundation; and Richard Wiseman, archive producer for both Rush and the recent BBC Hunt vs Lauda documentary.

The documentary is a great programme and this show gives a further insight into that whole period of Formula One. Full of anecdotes and recollections, many humorous and some more serious recounting Nikci Lauda’s accident and subsequent return to the cockpit just weeks later, including comments from Lauda and interviews with Peter Windsor. If you haven’t started reading Peter’s blog yet, I strongly recommend you take a look

It’s divided into three sections below, so grab a glass of something you’ll like, make sure you’re not disturbed and enjoy a great programme.

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Author: Neill Watson

If you love the sound of the Cosworth V8 as much as the V12 Merlin, the smell of Jet A1 as much as Castrol R and admire the late Ray Hanna as much as Sir Stirling, you’ll find you’re both on the same page. Neill's love of art deco buildings means that his ideal home would be a brilliant white, 1930′s control tower in Southern France, with crisply mown grass, biplane parked on the driveway and a Ferrari 288GTO in the garage. This is something that those around him tolerate, though it does concern them from time to time.

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