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Post by philhoward » Tue May 21, 2019 6:39 am

Just seen that Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, following a recent lung transplant.


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Post by DARK STAR » Tue May 21, 2019 6:43 am

A great driver - and survivor 8)
A miracle he got to 70.

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Post by erikscimitardemon » Tue May 21, 2019 7:04 am

My childhood hero. An inspiration for all of us.

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Post by Corky » Tue May 21, 2019 7:04 am

Very sad. I always liked his no nonsense approach. RIP

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Post by peter freeman » Tue May 21, 2019 7:12 am

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Post by swoakes » Tue May 21, 2019 8:15 am

Very sad news. RIP

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Post by CNHSS1 » Tue May 21, 2019 9:28 am

He had a great innings, tough competitor and often outspoken, but usually right! RIP Niki

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Post by scimjim » Tue May 21, 2019 9:47 am

Can’t believe we were at the Nürburgring the day he died :(

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Post by Nigel Clark » Tue May 21, 2019 10:48 am

Sad news, and 70 is no great age these days. His comeback from that terrible accident is an inspiration.



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Post by Roger Pennington » Tue May 21, 2019 2:58 pm

To come back at all, after such an accident, is heroism that defies the imagination of us mere onlookers. To then not merely come back, but to succeed at the highest level with two further world championships is miraculous. Add in all his other achievements since, and he was clearly a breed apart.



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