F1 Legend Niki Lauda Dies At 70
Website thisisF1.com reports Formula One legend Niki Lauda has died.
On Monday, we reported that Mercedes’ 70-year-old team chairman had left rehabilitation after his 2018 lung transplant surgery in order to receive kidney dialysis at a private clinic in Switzerland.
Lauda’s family said in a statement “With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday,” .
The great Austrian was an icon of Formula 1.
He won three world championships, survived a fiery 1976 crash that left him permanently scarred, and had management roles at Ferrari, Jaguar and Mercedes.