Formula One race drivers had a popularity for recklessness. He was objective on being truly a doctor before getting taken to a car competition by his friend. Supporters known as him ‘Hunt the Shunt’ due to his crazy antics in the racetrack. He wedded Suzy Miller on Oct 18, 1974 and after their divorce, he wedded Sarah Lomax in Sept, 1982. His initial wife still left him for fellow racer Richard Burton.