Everyone , even those with only a very tiny drip of race spirit in his body, knows about Niki Lauda. The Austrian pilot who devoted his life to racing, and only barely survived what he lived for, after the cruel crash during the German GP at the Nurburgring in 1976.
Lauda startet his F1 career in 1971 which lasted till 1985. In this period he won 3 world championship titles, took part in no less than 171 F1 GP’s, started in pole-position 24 times and won 25 races. Impressive isn’t it? After his F1 career, Lauda became a very succesfull businessman, and is member of the Mercedes-Benz F1 team since 2012.
Thousands of pages have been written about Niki Lauda. This biography describes the life of this amazing pilot as seen through the eyes of those who knew him closely. People who competed him in races, worked with him as team-member, journalists who commented the races he took part in, Only those who really knew the real Niki Lauda tell about him in this biography. Gerhard Berger, Alain Prost, Hans Joachim Stuck, Hans Mezger, Bernie Ecclestone, John Surtees, Patrick Tambay are just a few of the names that give their impression about one of the best known F1 pilots ever.
Author : Hartmut Lehbrkink
Publisher : www.delius-klasing.de
Language : German
Pages : 160 pages/ 56 colour pictures / 21 bw pictures
ISBN : 978-3-7688-3747-7