How Did Niki Lauda Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Niki Lauda death

Race Car Driver Niki Lauda passed away at age 70, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Austrian Formula One racer who won three F1 World Championships in 1975, 1977, and 1984. He became the first driver in F1 history to have been a champion for both Ferrari and McLaren. Also an aviation entrepreneur, he founded three airlines.

He was married to Marlene Knaus from 1976-1991. They raised two sons, Mathias and Lukas. Mathias became a professional racer and Lukas became Mathias’s manager. He married Birgit Wetzinger in 2008. The couple welcomed twins in 2009, a boy and a girl. 

How did Niki Lauda die?

Information about the death of Niki Lauda
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death70 years
ProfessionRace Car Driver
BirthdayFebruary 22, 1949
Death dateMay 20, 2019
Place of deathUniversity Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Place of burialHeiligenstadt Cemetery, Vienna, Austria

Quotes

I like the mode of business of aviation. It’s a risky business with difficulties which you can fill with innovative ideas and different things.

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When I was in motor racing, I had taken the decision to risk my life. But when you run an airline, and more than 200 people want to go from A to B – and they don’t arrive – that’s a different responsibility.

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There is no friendship out there. When you race, you have to fight. That’s it.

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The crucial point is always the own cost structure. Therefore I created a Low Cost alliance with air Berlin.

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My life is worth more than a title.

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