Condolences pour in for Formula One legend Niki Lauda

Formula One legend Niki Lauda has died.

Lauda won Formula One titles with Ferrari and McLaren in 1975, 1977 and 1984, with two of the wins coming after a crash that almost cost him his life.

Last year Lauda underwent a lung transplant and was admitted earlier this year with influenza.

Speaking to Ray White, motoring journalist Hendrik Verwoed says this is a great loss for the motoring fraternity.

Most people will probably know him for his fantastic recovering after suffering serious burns in a crash in 1976.

Hendrik Verwoed, Motoring journalist

He came back in style and returned to racing, and six weeks later he tried to win the second world championship.

Hendrik Verwoed, Motoring journalist

Listen to the full interview below...


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