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Snapshot: Hunt's queasy homecoming, Silverstone 1973

Silverstone, 1973. James Hunt mentally prepares for his first-ever British GP, appearing a little queasy as he tries to shrug off his nerves...

Hunt prepares to do battle in front of his home crowd at the British GP of 1973, held at Silverstone. With his stomach settled – probably by emptying it against the nearest pit wall, true to form – he now sets about doing the same with his nerves.

Despite setting the fastest lap of the race, Hunt will end his debut home GP in a respectable but not entirely satisfying fourth place. But there's a lot more to come from the dashing daredevil...

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