The world of motorsport pays tribute to Lauda

Date published: May 21 2019 - Michelle Foster

Mercedes will run a red halo in tribute to Niki Lauda during the Monaco GP race weekend.

The world of motorsport has woken up the sad news that Niki Lauda has died age 70.

One of the titans of Formula 1, both on and off the track, the triple World Champion “passed away peacefully” on Monday.

Drivers past and present from all racing series remembered a gentleman, a legend and a friend.


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Very sad news this morning but we can be proud of the man Niki was and appreciate the legacy he’ll leave. #legend

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#RIP my friend #nikilauda @nikilauda_official

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Journalists and news agencies also paid their respects to “one of the greatest drivers” of all times.

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