RRDC - Niki Lauda

Statement from Bobby Rahal, President of the Road Racing Drivers Club, on the death of Niki Lauda:


“On behalf of all the members of the RRDC, we are truly saddened to hear of the passing of Niki Lauda. When one thinks of comebacks, no one can meet the example set by Niki - from being given Last Rites to winning two more World Championships!


"I had the privilege to work with Niki over the years and he was truly a remarkable man.


"God Speed, Niki."


Bobby Rahal

President, RRDC

Tom Beeler

Tom has been a contributor to RIS since 1992, and has covered IndyCar, Formula 1, NASCAR, Grand-Am, ALMS and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. In addition to his RIS work, Tom has been a contributor for General Motors, Nissan, Toyota and the ACO.

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Volume 2019, Issue 5, Posted 12:31 PM, 05.24.2019