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On this day 72 years ago Niki Lauda was born: A look at his F1 honours

On this day back in 1949, one of Formula 1’s greatest drivers was born. Niki Lauda went on to win three F1 World Championships as a driver. In his later life, the Austrian worked as an advisor for Mercedes and played a pivotal part in their current success. To celebrate his life, we take a look back through the history books.  Lauda made his debut at his home Grand Prix in 1971. He raced for the British team March. He started 21st but had moved up to 18th on the opening lap. He remained towards the back of the grid before retiring on the 20th lap of the race. That was his only race during the 1971 season but made a permanent return for March in the 1972 season. Lauda made 12...
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