Niki Lauda has sadly passed away


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Written by Stephen Dobie

Niki Lauda has passed away, aged 70. His impact on the world of motorsport has been immeasurable. On the one hand there are his three Formula 1 world championships, a feat matched by Ayrton Senna and bettered only by five other drivers. But on the other, there"s the story of adversity behind them. Lauda fighting his family"s disapproval to chase a career on the track and of course the almighty comeback from his horrifying crash in 1976 that saw him return to the circuit just two races after being pulled from a burning Ferrari on the middle of the Nordschleife.

Date written: 21 May 2019

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