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Niki Lauda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda (born 22 February 1949) is an Austrian former Formula One racing driver who was the F1 World Champion three times in 1975, 1977 and 1984. More recently an aviation entrepreneur, he has founded and run two airlines (Lauda Air and Niki). He was also the manager of the Jaguar Formula One racing team for two years. He is currently working as a pundit for German TV during Grand Prix weekends and acts as non-executive chairman of the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team. Lauda was seriously injured in a crash at the 1976 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring, during which his Ferrari burst into flames and he came close to death after inhaling hot toxic fumes and suffering severe burns. However he recovered and returned to race again just six weeks later at the Italian Grand Prix. Scars from the injuries he suffered have left him permanently disfigured.

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Feb 22, 1949 In Vienna - Austria
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Lap of the Gods
Latest Project:
Movie Ferrari 312B 2017-10-09
Known For
Poster of Ferrari 312B
Poster of Superswede: A film about Ronnie Peterson
Movie Lap of the Gods Himself 2020
Movie Superswede: A film about Ronnie Peterson Himself 2017-08-17
Movie Ferrari 312B Niki Lauda 2017-10-09
Movie The Green Hell 2017-04-05
Movie F1 How It Was Niki Lauda 2016-10-31
Movie Lauda: The Untold Story 2015-07-02
Movie 1 Himself 2013-09-30
Movie Rush Himself (archive footage) (uncredited) 2013-09-02
Movie Hunt vs Lauda: F1's Greatest Racing Rivals Himself 2013-07-14
Movie Enzo Ferrari 1898 - 1988 2012-04-13
Movie Jochen Rindts letzter Sommer - Ein Toter wird Weltmeister himself 2010-08-29
Movie Screw Loose Se stesso 1999-02-19
Series The Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Movie Top Kids 1987-04-01
Movie 1982 FIA Formula One World Championship Season Review 1982-11-24
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Movie Pole Position: i guerrieri della Formula 1 Niki Lauda 1980-01-01
Movie Formula 1 - Febbre della velocità 1978-09-15
Movie 1978 FIA Formula One World Championship Season Review Himself 1978-09-08
Movie Popcorn and Ice Cream Himself 1978-01-01
Movie 1977 FIA Formula One World Championship Season Review Himself 1977-09-08
Movie 1976 FIA Formula One World Championship Season Review himself 1976-09-08
Movie One By One himself 1975-01-01