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Jochen Mass, portrayed himself, driving the #12 Marlboro McLaren in the movie. Mass was seen passing stuntmen portraying Niki Lauda and James Hunt (Mass' teammate) in a key scene at the 1976 German Grand Prix, the site of the Nurburgring accident. A... ...
Twenty five drivers start every season in Formula One, and each year two of us die. What kind of person does a job like this? Not normal men, for sure. Rebels, lunatics, dreamers. People who are that desperate to make a mark, and are prepared to die...
During the 1976 Nurburgring race, tobacco advertising is shown on cars. Voluntary covering of this advertising commenced in 1973, and by 1976 tobacco advertising was completely banned.
Although restrictions on tobacco advertising in the UK were restricted in 1976, F1 was not part of it, thus James Hunt won the 1976 world F1 in a Marlboro McLaren, and so did Niki Lauda in 1978, when he won his second title, and again in 1984, when he won his third.
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