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RIP...Niki Lauda

Just heard this morning another great has left the racing industry. Sad day for F1.

https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/a...3lm8U0KUl.html
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Thanks for posting this, I didn't see the news.
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I read he was a contributor to bringing Hamilton to F1.

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A truly great driver and certainly instrumental in bringing Hamilton to Mercedes.
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Damn, that makes me sad. If there are any who read this and have not seen the movie Rush, this is an order, see it !!
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Sad, I met him two years ago at the F1 race in Montreal.

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Always honest and unfiltered. He will be greatly missed.
True. This episode of Jay Leno's Garage with the designer of the Ford GT discusses details on the design and Niki Lauda's response upon first seeing it.

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