“For sure they’re two guys we have a watchful eye over.”
Having recently stepped down at Air Berlin, it is rumoured Niki Lauda could be looking to return to the world of aviation.
As he became a shareholder and the chairman at Mercedes’ works team, the famous Austrian stepped down from an existing management position at Air Berlin. The business newspaper Handelsblatt speculated last month that Lauda “wants to dedicate his future to his role in formula one”.
Kimi Raikkonen will kick off his winter break with a snowmobile race.
Just after signing to return to F1 in 2012 with Lotus, the 2007 world champion hurt his wrist in a snowmobile racing crash in Austria. Now, APA news agency reports that the 33-year-old Finn intends to race a 70 horse power snowmobile again, in Saalbach on 8 December.
Former Niki Lauda and Sauber sponsor Money Service Group’s founder Michael Seidl has been sentenced to jail for nine years.
Last week, F1 legend Lauda testified against Seidl in a Liechtenstein court, after he lost EUR 500,000 in an investment, and was underpaid to the tune of EUR 800,000 after Money Service Group sponsored his famous cap in 2011.
A film about Niki Lauda could be set for legal trouble, with an Austrian group claiming the formula one legend granted it the rights.
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