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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?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||70 years|
|Profession||Race Car Driver|
|Birthday||February 22, 1949|
|Death date||May 20, 2019|
|Place of death||University Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland|
|Place of burial||Heiligenstadt Cemetery, Vienna, Austria|
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.Niki Lauda
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.Niki Lauda
There is no friendship out there. When you race, you have to fight. That’s it.Niki Lauda
The crucial point is always the own cost structure. Therefore I created a Low Cost alliance with air Berlin.Niki Lauda
My life is worth more than a title.Niki Lauda