Arnold Schwarzenegger led tributes to Formula One legend Niki Lauda today as hundreds of mourners attended his funeral in Vienna and his grieving widow placed a racing helmet on his coffin.
Birgit Lauda, 40, and the driver's sons Mathias and Lucas laid wreaths, a red helmet and pictures of the Austrian motor racing champion on his coffin at St. Stephen's Cathedral in his home city of Vienna today.
Schwarzenegger told mourners that 'we all loved and admired Niki', saying: 'We admired his courage, his will, his strength, his love.'
from Mercedes Benz
Niki Lauda was a friend, a mentor, a hero. In this never-before-published interview, Niki Lauda shares what he learned throughout his incredible life. He speaks about success, about winning, about losing. And most importantly: about learning.
Thank you, Niki. For everything.
Niki Lauda (1949-2019)