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Gallery: Exclusive images from Rush

We've got an exclusive gallery of images from the filming of the new film Rush, which is based on the rivalry of James Hunt and Niki Lauda

Here's something a bit different - a gallery of pictures captured by evo reader David McFarlane on the location of 'Rush', the forthcoming movie about F1 in the 'seventies, and specifically the rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

Earlier this week we brought you this video, shot at the Nurburgring, as Lauda's spectacular crash at the 1976 German Grand Prix was recreated. And now we've got 12 pictures that were captured in the slightly less racey location of Blackbushe airport in Hampshire, which is being used to shoot scenes from the grids of various of the Grands Prix that will feature in the film. According to David, the grid was standing in for Mexico when he went along to get some shots of the action.

The film - directed by Ron Howard - is out later this year and it's fair to say that we're all looking forward to seeing it!

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McLaren M23
Chris Hemsworth
Lauda's helmet
Ligier Ford JS11
1. McLaren M23

Championship-winning McLaren M23 is from the private collection of one B. Ecclestone...



2. Chris Hemsworth

Hemsworth's last big role was playing Thor; James Hunt was even more heroic



3. Lauda's helmet

Plenty of cool details were visible on the set... But what's the velcro pad for?



4. Ligier Ford JS11

Ligier adds a bit of background colour - although it didn't really race until 1979



Crowd scene
Grid boards
Models and dummies
Porsche safety car
5. Crowd scene

FIA scrutineers still wear blazers like that, 37 years later...



6. Grid boards

Like travelling back in time to 1976, isn't it?



7. Models and dummies

Crowd scenes are padded out with carefully dressed shop dummies!



8. Porsche safety car

Plenty of period details on show at the filming - like this period 911 course car



James Hunt
Grid girls
Niki Lauda
Tyrrell P34
9. James Hunt

Aussie actor Chris Hemworth plays James Hunt in the film. Looks the part, doesn't he?



10. Grid girls

Attention to detail looks set to be one of the hallmarks of the film... Check out the cigarette advertising!



11. Niki Lauda

Daniel Bruhl will play Niki Lauda in the film about the 1976 F1 Championship season



12. Tyrrell P34

Not one, but two Tyrrell six-wheelers in period livery - Jody Scheckter drove the real number 3 in 1976