finished it first at the French Grand Prix in 1975, which became his champion year.
Family, friends and fans gathered at St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna for a last farewell to Formula One champion Niki Lauda
FORMULA One stars were united in grief yesterday as motor racing legend Niki Lauda
was laid to rest in an emotional service.
's widow Birgit, along with eldest sons Mathias and Lukas by his first wife Marlene, placed the three-time champ's red helmet on top of his coffin.
Formula One fans had one last chance to say goodbye to Niki Lauda
at the Formula One icon's funeral.
FORMULA One has been mourning the loss of three-time world champion Niki Lauda
who passed away at the age of 70.
MONACO (AP) -- Exhilarated at the Monaco Grand Prix after clinching a record-extending 85th pole position in fine style, Lewis Hamilton was also quick to dedicate his latest success to friend and mentor Niki Lauda
And throughout this weekend there will have been fitting tributes paid to Niki Lauda
who died earlier this week.
Austria will mourn Formula One legend Niki Lauda
with his body laid out in Vienna's Roman Catholic cathedral in a public homage next Wednesday.The three-time world championship winner's body will be laid out in the Stephansdom cathedral offering the public the chance to pay their last respects to a national hero, a family spokeswoman said Thursday.
Mercedes Executive Director Toto Wolff and Mercedes Non-Executive Chairman Niki Lauda
. Image Credit: Reuters
Formula One will honour Niki Lauda
at this weekend's showcase Monaco Grand Prix, with teams and drivers on Wednesday still coming to terms with the triple world champion's death.
AN EMOTIONAL Lewis Hamilton withdrew from yesterday's press conference in Monaco, informing his Mercedes team he was not ready to speak about Niki Lauda