The bookies favourite remains Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein
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Mathias Lauda worked his way up to a DTM cockpit at top speed
Only in 2002, at the age of 20, the son of three-time Formula One World Champion Niki Lauda made his first steps in the car-racing world. Four years later, following successes in the Formula Nissan, Formula 3000 and the GP2 Series, he advanced to DTM.
Freddie Hunt, son of 1976 F1 World Champion, James, competed in Round 4 of the Maserati Trofeo World Series
James Hunt’s epic rivalry with Niki Lauda was recently portrayed in the film ‘Rush’ and, at the Virginia International Raceway, Freddie showed that he had what it takes behind the wheel of the Maserati GranTurismo MC Trofeo. The meet was run on the weekend of 20-22 August.
Maserati Trofeo World Series – Vir Int’l Raceway – 21-22 August 2015
Round 4 in the Maserati Trofeo World Series will feature Freddie Hunt, son of 1976 F1 World Champion, James Hunt who has recently moved back into the spotlight courtesy of Ron Howard’s recent movie Rush, which recounted his rivalry with Niki Lauda. Freddie Hunt will be on the track in Virginia, USA, on the weekend of 21-22 August.
With Lewis Hamilton now a double world champion, Mercedes has vowed to waste no time in signing him up for the future.
Mercedes is determined to ensure the 2014 title is decided in Abu Dhabi by events other than a technical failure.
Team boss Toto Wolff has already said that given the unpopular double points system for the championship finale, it would be a “nightmare” if Lewis Hamilton loses to Nico Rosberg because the British points leader breaks down.