Niki Lauda: An F1 legend remembered
May 20, 2019
Veteran F1 journalist David Tremayne pays a personal tribute to three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, who has
passed away aged 70...
It’s rare these days to meet genuine heroes, let alone to be privileged to call them a friend, but Andreas Niklaus Lauda was
just such a man.
Of course the Austrian was one of the world’s greatest race drivers, with three world championships to back up such a claim.
But he was so much more than that. Never was that more evident than the manner in which he returned, almost literally from
the dead, to race again within five and a half weeks of the fiery crash at the deadly Old Nurburgring during the 1976 German