Tag Archive: Hollywood

Jan 19

Lauda causes stir with new cap sponsor

Indeed, the Golden Globes signalled the world debut of his new sponsor.

2013-06-06_0141 The ever-wily Niki Lauda caused a stir last week when he appeared on the red carpet. Read the rest of this entry »

May 30

F1 ‘a bunch of politics’ – Castroneves

“Every sport has politics, but it’s so bad.”

2012-07-07 TorontoIndy Gail 038Three-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves has slammed formula one for being “all politics”. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 28

ALMS Northeast Grand Prix and Patrick Dempsey Racing at Lime Rock Park July 7

Entered: Hollywood’s Patrick Dempsey; Westport-based CEO; Indy 500 stand-out

ALMSLime Rock Park logoThe American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón starts its summer swing – six races over the next 11 weeks – with round four at Lime Rock Park July 6-7, the ninth annual Northeast Grand Prix. It’s got one of the biggest grids ever for this event: 32 entries made up of 15 prototypes and 17 GT cars.

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May 09

Patrick Dempsey to make ALMS driving debut in Monterey

Hollywood star part of roster for Dempsey Racing Lola P2 entry

Patrick Dempsey - SebringPatrick Dempsey - Joe FosterPatrick Dempsey is set to make his long-awaited debut in the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón this week at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Hollywood star and Dempsey Racing co-owner is confirmed in the lineup for the team’s Lola-Judd prototype – part of the P2 field at the American Le Mans Monterey presented by Patrón. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 27

Hamilton could act in Lauda movie ‘Rush’

Lewis Hamilton could land an acting role in the Hollywood film ‘Rush’.

2012-03-24 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Malaysian Grand Prix - Lewis Hamilton 022012-03-24 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Malaysian Grand Prix - Lewis Hamilton 06The movie, directed by The Da Vinci Code and Apollo 13’s Ron Howard, is about the epic 1976 battle between Niki Lauda and James Hunt. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

Solberg delighted by Ford switch

He will contest all 13 rounds of the 2012 title race in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC

Petter Solberg portrait 2011-03-08M-Sport logoPetter Solberg says he is finding it hard to express in words his delight at signing a one-year contract to drive for Ford in next season’s World Rally Championship. Solberg, from Norway, will contest all 13 rounds of the 2012 title race in a Ford Fiesta RS WRC co-driven by Briton Chris Patterson. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Hollywood film about Lauda called ‘Rush’ – report

A Hollywood movie about Niki Lauda will be called ‘Rush’.

2011-06-11_11702011-06-12 - 2704We reported in April that British script writer Peter Morgan, best known for The Queen and Frost/Nixon, was working on a screenplay to immortalise F1’s 1976 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

Hollywood to make F1 feature documentary

A documentary about the world of formula one is set to hit the big screen.

Modern efforts to make a movie about the sport have famously foundered, and so a trio of producers have come together to turn out a feature documentary. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Bruce Willis tipped for role in Schu film

Willis as Walker 

American actor Bruce Willis is tipped to play legendary F1 commentator Murray Walker in the Hollywood adaptation of Michael Schumacher’s life story. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Producer wants Schu to star in own movie

 Schumacher has appeared in a couple of films already

A Hollywood film producer is reportedly interested in turning Michael Schumacher’s life story into a blockbuster — with the seven time world champion himself in the starring role. Read the rest of this entry »