Lauda, Niki (Aut)

b 22/2/1949 (Vienna)






1971 - retired Austrian GP (March). F2 (March): 10th
1972 - 12 F1 GP (March), 0 points. DSQ Canada - outside assistance. Won F2
       race at Oulton Park, 5th in championship.
1973 - 15 F1 GP (BRM), 2 points, J17th. (5th Belgium). BMW Touring Cars
1974 - 15 F1 GP (Ferrari), 38 points, 4th. 2 wins (Spain, Holland)
       (2nd Argentina, Belgium, France, 5th Britain)
1975 - 14 F1 GP (Ferrari), 64.5 points, World Champion. 5 wins (Monaco,
       Belgium, Sweden, France, US). (2nd Holland, 3rd Germany, Italy,
       5th Brazil, S.Africa, 6th Argentina, Austria). Won Int.Trophy
1976 - 14 F1 GP (Ferrari), 68 points, 2nd. 5 wins (Brazil, S.Africa,
       Belgium, Monaco, Britain). (2nd US West, Spain, 3rd Sweden, US East,
       4th Italy). Bad accident in Germany - badly burnt
1977 - 15 F1 GP (Ferrari), 72 points, World Champion. 3 wins (S.Africa,
       Germany, Holland). (2nd US West, Monaco, Belgium, GB, Austria, Italy,
       3rd Brazil, 4th US East, 5th France)
1978 - 16 F1 GP (Parmalat Brabham), 44 points, 4th. 2 wins (Sweden, Italy)
       (2nd Argentina, Monaco, Britain, 3rd Brazil, Holland). Won Swedish
       GP in Fan-car
1979 - 14 F1 GP (Parmalat Brabham), 4 points, 14th. (4th Italy, 6th S.Africa)
       Won non-title Dino Ferrari Trophy at Imola. Retired.
1982 - 15 F1 GP (McLaren), 30 points, 5th. 2 wins (US West, Britain)
       (3rd Swiss GP, 4th S.Africa, Holland). DSQ Belgium - underweight. DNS
       Germany - practice accident
1983 - 15 F1 GP (McLaren), 12 points, 10th. (2nd US West, 3rd Brazil, 6th GB,
       Austria). DNQ Monaco. DSQ Germany - reversed into pits
1984 - 16 F1 GP (McLaren), 72 points, World Champion. 5 wins (S.Africa,
       France, Britain, Austria, Italy). (2nd Canada, Germany, Holland,
       Portugal, 4th Europe)
1985 - 15 F1 GP (McLaren), 14 points, 10th. 1 win (Holland). (4th Imola,
       5th Germany). DNS Belgium - practice accident. Retired.
1992 - Hired as consultant to Ferrari
2001 - Chief executive of Ford's Premier Automotive Group, and took over
       the Jaguar F1 team on Rahal's sacking.