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17 Jun 2019 14:34
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  •   Home > News > Motoring

    Niki Lauda, who recovered from horrific crash to win two more World Champs, being saluted following his death

    Niki Lauda, the driver who recovered from a horrific crash to win two more World Championships, is being saluted following his death


    Lauda has died peacefully at age 70, after battling ill health.

    He won his first F1 championship in 1975 then a year later was badly burned during the German Grand Prix but returned to racing six weeks later.

    Here, he remembers being taken to hospital after the crash...



    He won his second championship in 1977 and third in 1984.

    MOTORSPORT WITH CRC FIVE FIVE SIX. THE PROFESSIONALS' CHOICE FOR SIXTY YEARS.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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