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Niki Lauda: "It has been the worst experience of my life"

Niki Lauda has faced plenty of well-documented adversity throughout his career, but he describes his recent lung transplant as the "worst experience of his life". Lauda, 69, is recovering well from the transplant and has already had a quick spin in one of his cars. "I drove three times here [his farm], I have to brake with my left foot because with the right I can not, but that's the way it works in the races today, it's ok," the three-time World Champion told Austrian TV OE24. "I'm fine, my lungs work perfectly, that's the most important thing, I just have to recover my strength, I've been lying in bed for five months, so my muscles have disappeared." SEE...
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