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June 19, 2019

Niki Lauda Has Died

VIENNA — Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.

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Niki Lauda

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He was the subject of the 2013 Ron Howard movie Rush.

Niki Lauda

Austrian auto racer Niki Lauda, behind the wheel of the Ferrari 312-B3, during Argentine Grand Prix, Jan. 12, 1975. (AP Photo/E. Di Baia)

RIP Niki Lauda

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Niki Lauda Has Died
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Niki Lauda Has Died
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Niki Lauda won the Formula 1 drivers' championship in 1975 and 1977 with Ferrari and again in 1984 with McLaren. He was the subject of the Ron Howard movie Rush.
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  1. Robb Northrup says

    A great man, a great driver. What a contribution to the sport he has made. His presence with be missed

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