F1 Legend Niki Lauda Dies Aged 70: Five-Time World Champion Lewis Hamilton Pays Fitting Tribute to 'Bright Light' of His Life
Niki Lauda was instrumental in bringing Lewis Hamilton to the Mercedes team and always supported and adviced him. The two had formed a great bond and partnership with each other.
Niki Lauda, Formula 1 Legend from Austria Dies Aged 70
Niki Lauda, who was born in Vienna in February 1949, was an F1 legend who went on to be a successful businessman following his retirement from the sport. However, he was probably best-known for surviving a crash and making a comeback, during the 1976 season which left him scarred for life.