NIKI LAUDA'S WIFE BIRGIT WETZINGER AND SONS MATHIAS AND LUKAS LAUDA LOOKING AT COFFIN 5.
PEOPLE FILING PAST COFFIN TO PAY LAST RESPECTS STORY: Members of the public filed past motor racing great Niki Lauda's coffin on Wednesday morning in his home city of Vienna as family, friends and hundreds of fans paid their last respects before a Requiem Mass due to be attended by stars of Formula One past and present.
The triple world champion, best remembered for his comeback from a fiery crash in 1976 that left him badly burned and scarred him for life, died last week at the age of 70.
Lauda's family accompanied his remains from the rainy street into St Stephen's cathedral, where his widow Birgit placed his red and white driver's helmet on his coffin.
According to a report by CNN, on Wednesday, the funeral of Formula One legend Niki Lauda took place in Vienna, where some of the sport's most recognizable stars were in attendance. Among those who came..