This is the intimate portrait of James Hunt put together from responses to the question: what is your strongest memory of him? This new edition will be published ahead of the release of the movie Rush, the feature film that tells the story of the 1976 World Championship battle between James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Hunt public school hell-raiser, loved and feared broadcaster, an enigma even to his friends was one of the very few people who lived life as he wanted to. In this book of reminiscences from those who knew him and worked with him, all sorts of surprising material emerges, forming a rounded picture of this colourful character. Published ahead of the release in September 2013 of Rush, the major feature film that will introduce this colourful character to new audiences. Tumultuous and impoverished early racing experience he crashed so much he was known as Hunt the Shunt . Grand Prix career with Hesketh, McLaren and Wolf. Failed business career, drugs, sex, breeding budgies. Commentating for the BBC after an uneasy start with co-presenter Murray Walker they became an immortal duo. Reforming himself, going bust, becoming a father and dying tragically young just as he found happiness. Memories from race colleagues, showbiz personalities, friends, fans and critics. Stunning personal pictures (handsome man, gorgeous girlfriends) as well as the drama of the races. This is a cracker... often funny, sometimes sad, invariably fond said Octane magazine. Previous edition ISBN (published 2006): 978 1 84425 215 2.