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My father bedded up to 5000 ladies, including 35 air hostesses, in build up to F1 World Championship win

Formula 1 icon James Hunt is fondly remembered for his unbelievable ability on the observe, and his legendary attraction off it.

The late, nice British idol earned untouchable standing as a champion and as a playboy throughout his Nineteen Seventies and Eighties pomp.

Hunt is rumored to have bedded 5,000 ladies as he lived life to the max.

These are mentioned to have included 35 British Airways air hostesses throughout his run to the 1976 F1 World Championship title.

Hunt tragically handed away in 1993 aged simply 45 after struggling a coronary heart assault.

His reminiscence lives on practically 30 years later, with many fondly recalling his wonderful wins, in addition to his womanizing.

Hunt’s son Freddie has performed down his dad’s alleged drug use… however not his means with the alternative intercourse.

He advised The Times: “I can’t vouch for the variety of ladies however I do know that Dad wasn’t a junky.

“He just liked getting loose at parties. He took coke, but he wasn’t a cokehead.”

Freddie then cheekily added: “We do behave quite similarly. Then again, my mum was pretty naughty too.”

In the build-up to the 1976 Japanese Grand Prix, legend has it that Hunt bedded 35 air hostesses.

Freddie, who wouldn’t be born for an additional 11 years, advised the Mirror: “There had been witnesses. There was a recent provide of hostesses.

Freddie Hunt’s dad, James, is rumored to have bedded 5,000 ladies as he lived life to the max.
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“They would come to the hotel, stop over, then get on the plane the next day. There was a different one every night.”

Prior to his legendary 1976 exploits, Hunt had been married to mannequin, actress and dancer Suzy Miller.

Suzy left him for actor Richard Burton, nevertheless, leaving him an eligible bachelor.

Hunt went on to marry second spouse Sarah Lomax in 1983, with whom he had kids Tom and Freddie.

Following his break-up with Sarah he discovered love once more with Helen Dyson, 18 years his junior.

Hunt would suggest to Helen in 1993, earlier than tragically passing away the very subsequent day.

The late, nice British idol James Hunt earned untouchable standing as a champion and as a playboy throughout his Nineteen Seventies and Eighties pomp.
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His story was introduced to the massive display screen in the 2013 blockbuster film Rush, starring Hollywood A-Lister Chris Hemsworth as Hunt.

Quizzed about how the function in contrast to enjoying Marvel’s Thor, Hemsworth admitted: “They had been each intimidating.

“But this was significantly nerve-wracking as a result of he was an iconic particular person and he’s additionally now not alive, which provides strain as a result of I had to stay up to the reminiscence.

“At the identical time, this problem makes it type of thrilling.

“The two go hand in hand. There were so many resources, people to talk to and so much information to take in.”

This story initially appeared on The Sun and was reproduced right here with permission.