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Niki Lauda (1949–2019)


Born to a wealthy family in Vienna, Niki Lauda did not use the conventional methods of a man his means to become a world champion race driver. Far from it, his family disapproved and refused to finance his career, but Lauda plodded on, racing in the lesser ranks before getting his first break in Formula 1 with March. After a couple of fruitless ... See full bio »

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(age 70) in Vienna, Austria

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Gasoline Himself
(1984)
Screw Loose Himself
(1999)

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 1989 Heiteres Bezirksgericht (TV Series)
 1986 Mercedes-Benz - 100 Jahre Mercedes-Benz (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Commercial pilot for Lauda Air See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 5 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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The crucial point is always the own cost structure. Therefore I created a Low Cost alliance with air Berlin. See more »

Trivia:

Raced in Formula One for a total of 13 years. Formula 1 world champion in 1975, 1977 & 1984. Won 25 career races in Formula 1 World Championship. Won 24 pole positions in Formula 1 World Championship. Founder of Lauda Air in 1978. Lauda Air is Austria's second largest commercial airlines. Often piloted Boeing 737 & 747 jets at Lauda Air. He was also an advisor of the Ferrari F1 team and a team ... See more »

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Bright blue eyes See more »

Nickname:

The Rat

Star Sign:

Pisces

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