First trailer for Ron Howard’s 1976 F1 film Rush


McLaren M23, Nurburgring Nordschleife, Rush filming, 2011The first trailer for Ron Howard’s forthcoming film Rush has appeared.

The film tells the story of the 1976 F1 season and the rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda. The two drivers are played by Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl.

Among the locations used for filming was the Nurburgring Nordschleife, where Lauda’s near-fatal crash during the German Grand Prix was recreated. Original cars and replicas created to look like them were used.

See pictures of the cars being filmed here:

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129 comments on First trailer for Ron Howard’s 1976 F1 film Rush

  1. reinvented2 (@reinvented2) said on 9th April 2013, 2:04

    My Father took myself and my best friend 1976 Canadian Grand Prix (my first Grand Prix), have been following since.
    Needless to say I am really looking forward to this film

  2. Pennyroyal tea (@peartree) said on 9th April 2013, 2:31

    Love those cars, I don’t like films based in actual events though, that’s the job for documentaries even so I don’t really like when people start messing with facts.

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