Niki Lauda's famous crash refilmed

11 Apr 2012
Niki Lauda F1 crash video

'Rush' is a film detailing Niki Lauda and James Hunt's F1 rivalry. Here's a video from refilming Lauda's Nurburgring crash

After the success of Senna in 2011, it's reassuring to see more motorsport movies heading for mainstream cinema. Released next year, Rush will highlight the Formula 1 rivalry between Niki Lauda and James Hunt. One of the key scenes is being filmed right now, the recreation of Lauda's infamous (and fiery) crash at the Nurburgring that changed F1 safety. It also signalled the end of GPs on the Nordschleife. See the video below for footage of its remake...

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