Born on this day in 1947:  badass British 1976 Formula One World Champion James Hunt, who went to the great bimbo-filled hot tub in the sky in 1993.

The devil-may-care driver liked to indulge in lots of sex and drugs minutes before a race, which only sometimes prevented him from winning.

Fond of dining with his pet Alsatian at expensive London restaurants, he once calculated that he’d bedded upwards of 5,000 women during his colorful career.

He had a particular affection for having it off at 30,000 feet with hot airline stewardesses—or as Hunt referred to them, “trolley dollies”…