Weekend Of A Champion Is The Real Best Motorsports Movie Of The Year

Ron Howard's Rush was to be the first of a wave of motorsports films, a turning point that would make regular Americans finally love F1. It was an enjoyable flick, but it didn't manage to move many non-F1 junkies into theaters and it wasn't quite nerdy enough for hardcore fans. Nerds rejoice! Weekend Of A Champion is a … » 11/04/13 10:00am 11/04/13 10:00am

Tom Cruise Could Play Carroll Shelby In The Movie Of Go Like Hell

Holy crap, 20th Century Fox is making a movie out of Go Like Hell, the story of how Ford beat Ferrari at Le Mans. Also, some possibly-insane guy named Tom Cruise is probably going to play Carroll Shelby. » 10/24/13 3:12pm 10/24/13 3:12pm

The Movie The World's End Shows That Hybrids Are For Alien Androids

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's Cornetto Trilogy has had some really stellar movies: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and now The World's End. What's especially interesting about the most recent movie, The World's End, is how much content is conveyed through the use of cars. Oh, and don't worry, there's nothing really » 9/19/13 1:30pm 9/19/13 1:30pm

How Kurt Busch Got The OK To Drive His Own 'Talladega Nights' Car In A…

Coming into Talladega, Kurt Busch had no sponsorship for his car. So instead, he decided to run his car decked out in full Ricky Bobby livery — straight from the movie Talladega Nights — in this Sunday's real race. They'll even be playing the roles of the characters from the movie on the in-car communications. » 5/04/12 2:00pm 5/04/12 2:00pm

Ron Howard's F1 Film “Rush” Will Make The '70s Look Sexy

James Hunt was a sex-crazed playboy. Niki Lauda was nearly consumed in flames. They both raced in one of the most thrilling, dangerous eras in Formula One. Here is a look inside Rush, Ron Howard's upcoming film about their rivalry and motor racing in the ‘70s. » 3/27/12 1:30pm 3/27/12 1:30pm

Anatomie d’un Depart Is A Silent Movie About A Turbo-Era F1 Race

At the 1985 Monaco Grand Prix, the French oil company Elf sponsored a crew to film the drivers and the teams as they readied themselves for the race. The result was Anatomie d’un Depart (“Anatomy of the Start”), ten mostly silent minutes set to a loopy Serge Franklin score, interspersed with the occasional squeak of a … » 2/17/12 3:00pm 2/17/12 3:00pm