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1976 German GP: Art imitates life

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 Posted in Motorsports, Nurburgring history | 1 Comment »

Here's a series of side-by-side animated GIFs comparing actual footage from Niki Lauda's crash in the 1976 German GP with footage from Ron Howard's movie Rush. As you can see the Hollywood recreation is eerily accurate. The crash sequence from the ...

Onboard with Derek Bell and the Porsche 956.007

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 Posted in Nurburgring history, Porsche, Video | No Comments »

Finally, we have some onboard footage of Derek Bell driving Stefan Bellof's Porsche 956.007 around the Nordschleife. It joins the excellent clip from earlier this month showing the equally likeable Hans-Joachim Stuck driving the same car. After the break you can ...

VIDEO: Journey through time

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 Posted in Nurburgring history, Nurburgring news, Porsche | No Comments »

We thank Tim Hahne from Stereoscreen for bringing our attention to this video showing Hans-Joachim Stuck driving the legendary Porsche 956.007 at the Nürburgring. We thank Tim for two reasons, firstly because it's a video he's had a hand in, ...

Derek Bell reunites with a Porsche 956 at the Ring

Monday, August 12th, 2013 Posted in Nurburgring history, Nurburgring news, Porsche | 2 Comments »

As part of the formalities for the naming of the Stefan-Bellof-S corner Porsche legend Derek Bell was on hand to drive the 956.007 around the Nürburgring. A teaser video has been posted to Facebook, with the promise of more to ...

Stefan-Bellof-S named at the Nürburgring

Monday, August 12th, 2013 Posted in Nurburgring history, Nurburgring news | 3 Comments »

A section of track at the Nürburgring previously known as Pflantzgarten II has been renamed the Stefan-Bellof-S. The new naming honours Stefan Bellof, who in 1983 drove a Porsche 956 and posted incredible lap time of 6:11.13 during qualifying for ...

Official trailer for F1 movie ‘Rush’

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 Posted in Nurburgring history | No Comments »

Around a year ago we reported on filming taking place on the Nordschleife for Ron Howard's F1 movie Rush. Today we bring you the first official trailer of the film, which includes plenty of action from the Nürburgring. From what we ...

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

Thursday, April 12th, 2012 Posted in Motorsports, Nurburgring history, Nurburgring news | 2 Comments »

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 ...