A great read about the incredible career of Niki told in his uniquely succinct style.
Andreas Nikolaus "Niki" Lauda was an Austrian Formula One driver and a three-time F1 World Drivers title holder. Niki suffered... There's more... drove a car for sport, but crossed the line between life and death and fought back to even greater glory. Even people who know nothing of Formula One is the pinnacle of open wheel, single seater car racing and arguably the highest level of any motorsport... There's more... heard of his crash at Nurburgring in 1976, when he was dragged from the inferno of his Scuderia Ferrari S.p.A. is the racing division of luxury Italian auto manufacturer Ferrari based in Marinello, Italy The 2022 Ferrari... There's more... so badly injured, that he was given the last rites. Within 33 days, he was racing again at The Monza Circuit is a historic 5.793 km (3.600 mi) race track near the city of Monza, north of Milan,... There's more.... His wounds bled, and he had no eyelids. He was terrified. A year later, he reclaimed his World Championship title.
In To Hell and Back he reveals how he battled fear to stage a comeback that seemed beyond human endurance. Then it’s Lauda vs Hunt, an epic rivalry later dramatized in 2013’s Hollywood blockbuster Rush. He looks back on the strict childhood and parental disapproval that he believes gave him an ‘addiction to excellence. There’ll never be another like him.