Niki Lauda Passes Away
Three time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has has passed away at the age of 70 his family have confirmed.
The Austrian who suffered terrible burns following a crash in 1976.
In a statement, his family said that Niki would remain a role model for everyone.
Lauda remained in Formula One following his racing retirement joining Ferrari as an advisor and later joining Jaguar Racing before joining Mercedes as Non executive chairman where he worked alongside Toto Wolff and was instrumental in signing Lewis Hamilton.
Rest in Peace Niki our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.