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On this day in 1984: Niki Lauda wins first race on home soil!

Before the action began in August 1984, the Grand Prix was already going to be known as a milestone race. It was the 400th version of an F1 world championship event. But in the aftermath, it gets remembered as Lauda's first win on home soil. #OnThisDay in 1984, Niki Lauda mastered an eventful #AustrianGP to become the first and only Austrian to ever win the race. pic.twitter.com/WUCHRO5zu7 — McLaren (@McLarenF1) August 19, 2018 In fact, he still remains the only Austrian to win in Austria, though Red Bull's victory earlier this season is in the same book. Lauda also took the lead of the championship at this race. A year in which he went on to pick up his third and final World...
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