Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy with the Claret Jug after winning the 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake.  Photo:  Owen Humphreys/PA

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Mercedes  driver Lewis Hamilton  celebrates after winning the British Grand Prix at  Silverstone. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

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James Hunt  was all about instinct, thrill and, most importantly, the fun of celebrating. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

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Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel (centre) celebrates his victory in the Malaysian Grand Prix. Photograph:  Samsul Said/Reuters

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