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Old 05-21-2019, 02:10 AM   #1
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Default He died today--Nikki Lauda

He died today, a man I always admired for his determination to get it right, his attention to detail and not be swayed from purpose .
Wearing his red cap long before Trump ever made it synonymous to something this was Make Motor Racing Great AGAIN !




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Old 05-21-2019, 09:27 AM   #2
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Default Re: He died today--Nikki Lauda

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He died today, a man I always admired for his determination to get it right, his attention to detail and not be swayed from purpose .
Wearing his red cap long before Trump ever made it synonymous to something this was Make Motor Racing Great AGAIN !



Enjoy a legend of memories
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Hey......None of that political innuendo in the off topic zone as Vic takes great offence to such transgressions!!

At least with me he does!!!
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Default Re: He died today--Nikki Lauda

Here's a pretty good obituary and he left for good with MB on top & Louis Hamilton in F1.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48345660

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Default Re: He died--Niki Lauda

Godspeed Niki

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Lieber Nikki

Wie Du sagst, " Meine Kräfte sind zu Ende, nimm mich, Herr, in Deine Hände".

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One of my favorite drivers. A good man! Solid. An icon. Overcame great adversity to return to the sport. We are poorer for his loss.
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Default Re: He died today--Nikki Lauda

Kim and I are avid F1 fans. Great to see Niki enjoying himself during the previous racing seasons and wondered where he was this year until I found out he had become ill. Rest in peace, Mr. Lauda. You will be remembered as one of the greats in the sport.

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He potentially saved many lives by not backing down with Boeing and getting them to accept responsibility for their thrust reverser problems on the 767. A driven driver of a man!

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauda_Air_Flight_004
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The tributes go on for Lauda!
Monaco GP won by Mercedes and Hamilton.
Lauda's helmet on public display.
This is why Formula is #1
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