The British-born Hunt—stud, charmer and daredevil—was always the star of the show, though in fact Lauda racked up three F1 World Championships to Hunt’s single victory in ’76.
At Bonhams Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia sale in Oxford, UK, on December 9, you can literally get a piece of the action in the form of helmets worn by both adrenaline junkies.
One of them is the actual helmet Hunt wore when he won in ’76, worth up to about $32,000.
Another dates from ’71, when he flipped his Formula 3 car at Zandvoort, and is chalked up at about $11,000.
Hunt once claimed to have bedded some 5,000 women—if you buy one of them, maybe some of his magnetism will rub off on you…
- Posted December 03, 2013
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