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VIDEO: Niki Lauda’s crash recreated for ‘Rush’

April 12th, 2012 Posted in Motorsports, Nurburgring history, Nurburgring news

Niki Lauda's crashed recreated for Rush

Dale from Bridge to Gantry was on scene yesterday to record some genuine behind the scenes footage of the Ron Howard movie Rush. Watch the clip after the break.

Concentrating on the dramatic 1976 Formula One season, and the battle between Lauda and James Hunt for the world championship, Lauda’s crash will no doubt be central to the movie’s action.

Rush stars Australian actor Chris Hemsworth in the James Hunt role and is due for release in 2013.

For more on Lauda’s game-changing accident, which ended F1 racing on the Nordschleife, check out our previous AUSringers article from 2008.

[Source: PistonHeads]

UPDATE 3 October 2013: A behind the scenes preview about this sequence from Rush has been added below.

  1. 2 Responses to “VIDEO: Niki Lauda’s crash recreated for ‘Rush’”

  2. By Michael on Apr 12, 2012

    Quite true to the footage that is available on the incident. Still a very sad event.

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