4.8.2019 07:31 pm
The former non-executive chairman of the Mercedes team Lauda always wore a scar-covering red baseball cap that he would doff to the team whenever they achieved a great success.
Lewis Hamilton converted strategic brilliance into an exhilarating victory for Mercedes in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix and said it was a triumph that would have delighted the late Niki Lauda.
It will be the first time a sports star has been laid out in the St Stephens’s Cathedral.
The five-time champion emerged victorious and humbled.
Several teams have confirmed they will carry tributes to Lauda on their cars.
Hamilton had earlier posted messages expressing his feelings on social media.
Lauda won the Formula One drivers’ world championship three times, in 1975 and 1977 for Ferrari and in 1984 with McLaren, despite a terrible race crash in 1976.
Legendary Formula One driver Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family said in a statement released to Austrian media early Tuesday.
The two Mercedes drivers are competing against each other … and it’s not much fun for outsiders.
Bottas clocked a stunning track record lap in 1min 15.406sec to finish six-tenths clear of his teammate in the top 10 shootout on a dry and gusty day.
The four-time champion German admitted that the Italian outfit had struggled in the opening races after looking so strong in pre-season testing.
The Brazilian F1 icon was killed aged just 34 years at the San Marino Grand Prix.
The 21-year-old Monegasque, in his fourth race with the iconic Italian outfit, said he and the team had decided to save tyres and go for the race fastest lap.
In a thrilling, closely-fought and dramatic race, the Finn came home 1.5 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton.