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Hamilton: Lauda my bright light

World champions Mercedes have paid a fulsome tribute to "guiding light" Niki Lauda after their chairman and the F1 legend passed away aged 70. Lauda took on the role of Mercedes' non-executive chairman in 2012 at a time when the German manufacturer team were struggling to make an impact at the front of F1. Lauda passes away aged 70 Sky F1 pundits' Lauda tributes Along with then-team boss Ross Brawn, Lauda is credited with convincing Lewis Hamilton to join the team for 2013 from McLaren and, since the start of the following season, Mercedes have won every world title available. And Toto Wolff, Mercedes' current team principal, says his fellow Austrian's contribution to their...
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