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Niki Lauda


Niki Lauda - His Remarkable Career Story


Niki Lauda: I have no friends


[Rush] - Niki Lauda meets his wife


F1 champion Niki Lauda dies at 70


F1 Pays Tribute To Niki Lauda in Monaco

Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda was an Austrian Formula One driver, a three-time F1 World Drivers' Champion, winning in 1975, 1977 and 1984, and an aviation entrepreneur. He was the only driver in F1 history to have been champion for both Ferrari and McLaren, the sport's two most successful constructors. He is widely considered one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time. As an aviation entrepreneur, he founded and ran three airlines: Lauda Air, Niki, and Lauda. He was a Bombardier Business Aircraft brand ambassador. He was also a consultant for Scuderia Ferrari and team manager of the Jaguar Formula One racing team for two years. Afterwards, he worked as a pundit for German TV during Grand Prix weekends and acted as non-executive chairman of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport, of which Lauda owned 10%.
  • Other World Sportscar Championship drivers 

  • Personal 

  • Early years in racing 

  • Ferrari (1974–1977) 

  • Brabham and first retirement (1978–1979) 

  • McLaren comeback, third world title, and second retirement (1982–1985) 

  • Later management roles 

  • Roles beyond Formula One 

  • Film and television 

  • Death and legacy