James Hunt’s Children: Meet Tom Hunt and Freddie Hunt

Tom Hunt

Who is Tom Hunt?

Tom Hunt is the son of James Simon Wallis Hunt. Tom Hunt’s father James Hunt is a British retired racing driver who won the Formula One World Championship in 1976. Hunt retired from racing in 1979 and went on to become a media analyst and businessman.

Tom Hunt: Bio Summary

Full nameTom Hunt
Date of birthUnknown
Sex Male
Famous asJames Hunt’s child
ParentJame Hunt, Sara Lomax
Grandparent Wallis Hunt, Rosemary Ann Ransom,  Ian Lomax, Sue Hunt
Uncles David Hunt, Peter Hunt, Timothy Hunt
SiblingsFreddie Hunt
Net worthUnknown


Tom Hunt was born to Formula One 1976 World Champion, James Hunt and Sarah Lomax. Tom’s mother, Sara Lomax, was an American writer, media executive, and businesswoman, while his father, James Hunt, was a British racing driver who won the Formula One World Championship in 1976.


Tom Hunt’s professional career is unknown. He becomes famous for being the child of James Hunt a British racing driver. However, talking about his famous father’s professional career:

James Hunt was born on August 29, 1947, in  Belmont, Surrey. He was a British race car driver who won the Formula One World Championship in 1976. After retiring from racing in 1979, Hunt went into business and became a media commentator.

Hunt began his racing career in touring cars before going on to Formula Three, where he drew the attention of the Hesketh Racing team and was swiftly taken under their wing. Hunt got the moniker “Hunt the Shunt” for his frequently dangerous and action-packed exploits on the track (shunt is a British motor-racing phrase that implies “crash”).

Hunt debuted in Formula One in 1973, driving a March 731 for the Hesketh Racing team. He went on to win for Hesketh in both World Championship and non-championship races, driving their own Hesketh 308 vehicle, before joining the McLaren team at the end of 1975.

Hunt won the World Drivers’ Championship in his first year with McLaren, and he stayed with the team for two more years, though with less success, before joining the Wolf team in early 1979. Hunt retired from racing in the middle of the 1979 season after failing to complete a string of events.

After retiring from racing, he became a BBC motor racing commentator. On June 15, 1993, he died of a heart attack at the age of 45.

ALSO, READ: Freddie Hunt: Fact about James Hunt’s Son, age, bio, career

What does his mother Sara Lomax do?

Tom Hunt’s mother, Sara Lomax is an American journalist, media executive, and businesswoman. She is the president and CEO of WURD Radio, as well as the founder of URL Media and the Black Network.

ALSO, READ: Sara Lomax: Fact about James Hunt’s wife

How did her parent meet?

Sarah Lomax is the second wife of British racing driver James Hunt, who won the Formula One World Championship in 1976.

James Hunt met his second wife, Sarah Lomax, while she was on vacation in Spain with friends. When Lomax returned to the UK, James Hunt began dating her, and they dated throughout the winter. Hunt and Lomax got married on December 17, 1983, in Marlborough, Wiltshire.

The couple were blessed with two children, Tom and Freddie. In October 1988 Hunt and Lomax divorced but they continued to live together for the sake of their children. They divorced in November 1989 due to Hunt’s adultery.

Does Tom Hunt have siblings?

Yes, He has a sibling called Freddie Hunt ( born on June 28, 1987). Freddie is motor a motor racer.


Tom Hunt’s estimated net worth is unknown. However, his father, James Hunt has a net worth of around $40 million at the time of his death.

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