Today see's the first teaser trailer for Ron Howard's much anticipated RUSH movie. Set in the 1976 Formula 1 season, the movie focuses on James Hunt and his battle with Niki Lauda. Taking in the drama on the track as well as the emotional journey of the drivers during one of the most lethal eras of the sport. A year which saw Niki's dreadful accident and his incredible come back, as many in motorsport would say "this is an era when men were men" and the crowd took their lives into their own hands too.
This is a film I've personally been looking forward to for some time, James was a huge character who lived his life without boundaries but also suffered after the end of his career before being picked up by the BBC. It's a shame he died so young and couldn't be alive to see this, but I'll go into all of that later. In the meantime here's the trailer and a photo I took of Niki when I met him back in 2011.
Thanks for the photo Niki!