Niki Lauda articles on F1 Fanatic archive

The Playboy and The Rat reviewed 4th August 2013, 13:03

A new book on James Hunt and Niki Lauda has arrived to coincide with the forthcoming film Rush. Is it worth reading?

Alain Prost vs Niki Lauda 26th January 2011, 13:06

There was only half a point between them in 1984, but which was the best champion?

Alberto Ascari vs Niki Lauda 20th January 2011, 15:10

Only three drivers have won more than one world championship for Ferrari – and here’s two of them.

Niki Lauda vs Alan Jones 7th January 2011, 12:22

These two champions made three comebacks between them – but which was best?

The F1 comeback Schumacher will want to emulate: Niki Lauda 9th January 2010, 7:00

One of the off-season’s most tantalising questions is how Michael Schumacher will fare on his F1 return. Other F1 world champions have made comebacks from retirement before him. Alan Jones did it twice, though with little success on either occasion. And Alain Prost did too though that was a pre-planned return from a sabbatical. Schumacher’s […]

Formula 1′s lost nations: Austria 31st January 2009, 22:37

Last world champion: Niki Lauda, 1984 Last Grand Prix winner: Gerhard Berger, Hockenheimring, Benetton-Renault, 1997 Last Grand Prix starter: Alexander Wurz, Shanghai, Williams, 2007 Last Grand Prix: A1-Ring, 2003 Austria is the only European country on this list. It has had championship winners and dozens of Grands Prix, but no race and active driver today.

Ron Dennis’s three decades as McLaren team principal, 1980-2009 16th January 2009, 20:18

Ron Dennis is stepping down as McLaren team principal. Here’s how he turned the team Bruce McLaren founded into one of the most successful in F1.

F60: another name change for Ferrari 13th January 2009, 9:47

Ferrari’s new 2009 F1 car launched yesterday may mark another change in the team’s somewhat esoteric approach to naming its cars. Here’s a brief guide to how Ferrari have named their F1 cars from 1950 to 2009.

100 F1 race winners part 6: 1974-1977 10th August 2008, 7:00

The latest instalment of the guide to 100 Grand Prix winners includes the driver who scored his only win – and then crashed after crossing the finish line. Plus an F1 team that won its first race, and the driver who won from 22nd on the grid. Oh, and a couple of world champions…

Fernando Alonso criticises McLaren again 6th August 2008, 11:00

Fernando Alonso has sparked fresh debate about his controversial season with McLaren last year by making several critical remarks about the team in recent interviews. I think he’s starting to sound a bit like Niki Lauda and David Coulthard…