Behind the scenes images from Ron Howard’s ‘Rush’

‘Rush’ is the new formula 1 themed film from director Ron Howard that chronicles the 1970s rivalry between Austrian driver Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) and British driver James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth).

Howard has been using his Twitter account to show off lots of behind the scenes images from the film that’s currently in production.

Howard has also been very generous with fans on Twitter, answering questions about the film and anything else they want to throw at him. Last November we wrote to Howard on Twitter to ask if he’d been watching to documentary ‘Senna’ to prepare for filming and he replied:

Hit the jump the check out the images.

A few more images with potential spoilers can be found at Collider.

‘Rush’ is set to be released in 2013.