Niki Lauda Rank
About Niki Lauda
Andreas Nikolaus Lauda, simply known as Nikki Lauda was an Austrian Formula One driver and aviation entrepreneur regarded as one of the best F1 drivers of all time.
He is most remembered for winning the F1 World drivers’ Champion title thrice, and for setting the record of being both a Ferrari and McLaren champion.
He authored 5 books including My Years with Ferrari (1978), The Art and Science of Grand Prix Driving (1975), Meine Story (1986), and Das dritte Leben (The third life) (1996).
His grandfather was a famous industrialist known as Hans Lauda. He had two sons, Lukas and Mathias from his first marriage to Marlene Knaus, and twins from his second marriage to Birgit Wetzinger.
He emerged as the winner of the Formula One World Drivers’ Champion in 1975, 1977 and 1984.
ESPN ranked him 22nd on their 2008 list of “Top drivers of all time”,
He appeared at the end of 2013 film, "Rush"; a dramatization of the 1976 F1 season’s contest between James Hunt and himself.
He was the founder of three airlines namely, Lauda, Niki and Lauda Air.
He managed the Jaguar F1 racing team for two years and also consulted for Scuderia Ferrari.
He could speak Italian, Austrian German and English fluently.
He was nicknamed ‘SuperRat’, ‘KingRat’ or ‘the rat’ due to his buck-like teeth.
Niki Lauda Rank
Niki Lauda's Popularity
Niki Lauda was a famous Austrian race car driver, who was born on February 22, 1949. As a person born on this date, Niki Lauda is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (February 22) and the 25th most popular for the year (1949).
People born on February 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Niki Lauda is the 403rd most popular Pisces.
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