German GP – A racing film

German GP – A racing film

Nurburgring, 5 July – Yesterday evening at the Nurburgring featured a film premiere, as Formula 1 folk got treated to a special showing of the film “Rush,” directed by Ron Howard, which focuses on the championship battle in 1976. Present at the screening was Bernie Ecclestone and the film’s American director, famous for such films as “Cocoon,” “A Beautiful Mind” and “The Davinci Code.” The script, written by Peter Morgan, is based on the rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda, who was present yesterday and the main roles are played by Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl. It was shot in the UK and Germany, some of it here at the Nurburgring which hosts this Sunday’s Grand Prix.

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