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One of Niki Lauda's 1975 championship F1 cars is going to auction

It's a fully-restored 1975 Ferrari 312T

It's a fully-restored 1975 Ferrari 312T.

Indy 500 mourns Lauda but has no plans for official tributes

Polesitter Simon Pagenaud called Lauda an example of how 'hard work pays off'

Polesitter Simon Pagenaud called Lauda an example of how "hard work pays off."

Niki Lauda to be honored with tributes at Monaco Grand Prix

A moment of silence — and red caps

A moment of silence — and red caps.

Reaction to the death of Niki Lauda

'With you I have lived some of the most beautiful moments of my life ...'

'With you I have lived some of the most beautiful moments of my life ...'

F1 legend Niki Lauda dies at 70

His family said he 'passed away peacefully' on Monday

His family said he "passed away peacefully" on Monday.

Former F1 driver Niki Lauda back in hospital after lung transplant

The 69-year-old ex-racer had been vacationing in Ibiza

The 69-year-old ex-racer had been vacationing in Ibiza.

Watch the trailer for 'Ferrari 312B: Where the revolution begins' documentary

You've seen stories about its drivers. This is the story of the car.

The 312B gets its own film.

Lauda irked at Red Bull for dropping circuit corner that bore his name

Austria hasn't hosted a Formula One grand prix since the 2003 race at the old A1 Ring. Since then Red Bull bought the track, renovated it and returned it to the calendar this year as the Red Bull Ring for a race on June 22. We could look at this as a quaint story of a historic F1 track finally returning to the series after a long delay. However, there is a very angry Austrian who is not h

XCAR marks 20-year anniversary of Senna's passing with Mercedes 190E Cosworth

While the automotive world is focusing on the twentieth anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death, there was much, much more to the legendary driver than his untimely passing at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix.

German magazine in trouble after saying Schumacher now looks like Niki Lauda

Spoiler Alert: In Ron Howard's Formula One epic Rush, the recent feature film which depicted the classic, season-long battle between Chris Hemsworth's James Hunt and Daniel Brühl's Niki Lauda, a press conference is held when Lauda returns from the fiery, near-fatal crash

Why we love racing and racing drivers

The Racers starts off with a quote from legendary racecar driver Sir Stirling Moss: "There are two things no man will admit he cannot do well... Drive and make love." Whether that's true or not, it sets the tone of the video, to be sure, and is fitting for a film that romanticizes Formula One racing, traditionally a male-dominated sport.

Ferrari pays tribute to Niki Lauda with one-off 458

Though Niki Lauda may today be chairman of the Mercedes F1 team, anyone who's seen Rush will know that he's inexorably tied to Ferrari. And it's that bond that Ferrari has celebrated with this special-edition 458 Italia.

F1 2013 Classic Edition to make Lauda's 1976 Ferrari playable

We'll cop to the fact that we might be a bit overly excited about the upcoming F1 2013 video game, specifically the Classic Edition. Codemasters has released umpteen trailers for the title already, mostly pretty cool ones, with cars lapping classic Formula One tracks that are set

Latest Rush trailer reminds us that James Hunt was awesome

Rush, the upcoming Ron Howard flick that focuses on the intense rivalry between James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One World Championship, is looking better and better with each trailer.

Ron Howard's Rush gets new featurette

As you're likely aware by now, the classic 1976 Formula 1 season is being immortalized courtesy of the movie Rush, showcasing the rivalry between the British James Hunt, driving for McLaren, and the Austrian Niki Lauda, driving for Ferrari. In the film, the fun-loving Hunt is played by Chris Hemsworth and t

Ron Howard's Rush gets second trailer in a week

In this, second and latest installment of trailers for the upcoming Ron Howard movie, Rush, we get a glimpse of how Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl will handle there respective roles as Hunt and Lauda. Yes, it seems there may actually be a bit of acting tossed in between racing in the rain, escaping fiery crashes and the like.

Ron Howard's Rush trailer sets stage for an epic F1 drama

The story of the 1975 Formula One World Championship – and the rivalry cum friendship between Niki Lauda and James Hunt that lies at its core ­– is one step closer to making its Hollywood splash. The first theatrical trailer of Rush has cropped up on YouTube, and it's safe to say that we're more excited than ever to watch the movie when it Seyth Miersma

Watch the filming of Niki Lauda's 'Ring crash for Ron Howard's Rush

The production crew for Ron Howard's Rush recently stopped by the Nürburgring to recreate Niki Lauda's infamous Formula One crash during the 1976 Nürburgring GP. Lauda's car suffered a catastrophic failure on the second lap, launching him into the guardrail and placing his crum

Ron Howard's Rush caught filming at 'Ring

Good motorsports films don't come up terribly often, but now and again, we get lucky. In 2011, we were graced with the very fine Senna documentary, and it appears there's another period Formula One racing piece that could be worth watching on the silver screen soon: Rush.

eBay Find of the Day: Niki Lauda's race-winning 1974 Ferrari 312 B3

Every year, each Formula One team on the grid designs a brand-new car and builds a handful of them for use at grands prix around the world. So what happens to the old ones? Well, the less important ones might get scrapped, unfortunately. The more important ones might find their way into museum collections. But then there's a whole class of collectors who buy them for use at historic racing events or private track days.

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