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Niki Lauda dead: F1 legend dies age 70, Mercedes, news, statement, latest, how

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Formula One legend Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70, his family have confirmed.

The three-time world champion passed away peacefully overnight on Monday (AEST) – eight months after undergoing a lung transplant.

According to reports from Austria, he initially became ill while on holiday in Ibiza and flew back to Vienna for treatment.

However, his condition worsened leading to doctors deciding to operate.

Niki Lauda and James Hunt were fierce rivals on the racetrack back in the 1970s.
Niki Lauda and James Hunt were fierce rivals on the racetrack back in the 1970s.Source: Supplied

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Silverstone MotoGP 2019, crash video, Andrea Dovizioso, Fabio Quartararo

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Andrea Dovizioso and Fabio Quartararo have both escaped serious injury after being hospitalised following their shocking Lap 1 crash at Silverstone.

While the race was memorable for the last-gasp finish between Alex Rins and Marc Marquez, it began with high drama as Quartararo fell and wiped out Dovizioso at the high speed Copse corner.

Quartararo highsided exiting the first corner of the race and Dovizioso had nowhere to go, the Ducati rider flying off Quartararo’s Yamaha and landing heavily in the run-off area.

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Scott McLaughlin records, Craig Lowndes, Supercars 2019

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Matching a record is one thing, but breaking it — and taking it away from one of your heroes — is as sweet as it gets.

That’s the situation facing Scott McLaughlin after he equalled Craig Lowndes’ record of race wins in a season.

McLaughlin took his 16th win of 2019 at the OTR SuperSprint on Sunday, and drew level with the record set by Lowndes 23 years ago.

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Supercars 2020 calendar, Phillip Island, Queensland Raceway

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The 2020 Supercars calendar is continuing to take shape, with two mainstay venues set to be scratched off the schedule.

Supercars has been adamant 14 events will comprise the 2020 schedule, which sees the category host its 60th anniversary season.

Across the weekend at Tailem Bend, it was confirmed The Bend Motorsport Park will host an enduro next season, and a Top Ten Shootout is also set to feature.

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