Former racing driver Niki Lauda has a lung transplant undergo. The was necessary because the 69-year-old Austrian, triple world champion in Formula 1, was seriously ill. A hospital in Vienna that Thursday at the request of the family to let them know.
Further details were not given. In the statement asked that the family continue the privacy of the racelegende as much as possible to respect.
Lauda played on the circuits, still an important role in the racestal of Mercedes. Initially, his absence at the last games explained with a flu.