Niki Lauda

  • Niki Lauda apologises to Ferrari for derogatory comment 13 hours 46 minutes ago

    Budapest: Niki Lauda has apologised to Ferrari for making critical comments about his former team's Formula One car. The retired triple champion, who is now non-executive chairman of championship leaders Mercedes and also a television pundit, was quoted in Spanish newspaper El Pais last weekend as saying Fernando Alonso was driving...
  • Niki Lauda expects Ross Brawn to return to Formula One December 2, 2013

    London: Niki Lauda expects departing Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn to return to Formula One in some capacity once he has gone fishing and taken time out. Triple world champion Lauda, who is non-executive director of the British-based team, said he had tried hard to convince the 59-year-old to stay in...
  • Nuki Lauda determined to persuade Brawn to stay October 30, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda has responded to new speculation about Ross Brawn's future as principal of the Formula One team by repeating his wish for him to stay. Brawn's position has been open to conjecture since early in the year when Toto Wolff took over as Mercedes...
  • F1 is not boring despite not having characters: Niki Lauda October 26, 2013

    Greater Noida: It maybe devoid of interesting characters these days and has become predictable due to dominance of Sebastian Vettel but Formula One is still not boring, legendary Austrian racer Niki Lauda asserted Saturday. Lauda, whose F1 rivalry with James Hunt was recently screened in the movie 'Rush', said with...
  • Brawn says no imminent move from Mercedes October 11, 2013

    Suzuka: Ross Brawn says he is not planning an immediate departure from the Mercedes Formula One team despite speculation he will be on the move at the end of the season. Reports after last weekend's Korean Grand Prix suggested Brawn had informed the team's non-executive chairman Niki Lauda that he would...
  • 'Rush' review: It's an exhilarating, yet a simple and old-fashioned tale September 30, 2013

    Cast: James Hunt, Niki Lauda Director: Ron Howard I wouldn't call myself a Formula One enthusiast, yet I thoroughly enjoyed Ron Howard's Rush, a compelling drama based on the real-life rivalry between racing legends James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Both men, poles apart in personality, famously set their sights on the...
  • Kimi Raikkonen's comeback like Niki Lauda's, says Montezemolo September 17, 2013

    Fernando Alonso was kept fully informed of Ferrari's plans to sign Kimi Raikkonen and he and the team will benefit from the Finn's return to Maranello next season, Luca di Montezemolo said on Tuesday. The Ferrari chairman compared Raikkonen to retired triple world champion Niki Lauda, who took a two-year break...
  • Ross Brawn is staying at Mercedes, says Lauda February 26, 2013

    London: Ross Brawn's position as Mercedes team principal is not in discussion despite Paddy Lowe's departure from McLaren at the end of the year, Mercedes GP non-executive chairman Niki Lauda said on Monday. McLaren announced earlier that Tim Goss had taken over as technical director with Lowe, who has been...
  • Formula One to go on without Schumacher August 12, 2009

    New Delhi: All the excitement seven-times former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher generated when he announced his comeback has been doused by the disappointment following his decision not to race. Even as critics and Formula One drivers debate on whether Schumacher could have become fit in time for the European Grand...
  • F1 young guns waiting to lock horns with Schumacher July 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Michael Schumacher's return to Formula One has fired the imagination of those in and around the sport and the young turks on the circuit can't wait to lock horns with one of the legends on the sport. Reigning F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton is relishing the challenge to compete...