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Lauda takes championship lead with maiden home victory

Niki Lauda leapfrogged his McLaren team-mate Alain Prost in the drivers' championship thanks to his win at the Österreichring. In the end he stuttered over the line as his gearbox had failed but that was of no concern to the 150,000 spectators who revelled in a victory for the local hero. It was the only home success for triple champion Lauda. McLaren came into the weekend in such dominant form that Prost could admit in interviews he and Lauda had an agreement that whichever one of them led with ten laps do go would be allowed to take the win. "That's the moment the team bosses have chosen for us to stick to our positions," he said. "It's to avoid the possibility of running...
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