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Lauda was a gentleman, and my idol, says Prost

Alain Prost believes Formula 1 has lost a “character and a gentleman” following the news that legendary driver Niki Lauda passed away in the early hours of Tuesday morning, whilst also describing his former team-mate as his idol when he was getting into racing. Lauda’s passing was announced via a family statement, which states that he died peacefully in his sleep. The news has hit Prost hard, with the pair having known each other for four decades. Article continues under video "The world of F1 loses a character, but above all a gentleman," Prost told AFP. “There are champions, people with awards, but here we lose a gentleman who has never complained about anything in his...
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