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How Lauda almost stopped the arrival of Lewis Hamilton

The transfer of Lewis Hamilton to Mercedes in 2013 has been a golden choice for the Briton. With the German brand he has won five of his six titles in the seven seasons that he drove for the team. The story that everyone knows Everyone knows the story like this: Hamilton already had a tense relationship with McLaren team boss Ron Dennis, because the car of the Brit fell out of the lead with gearbox problems. Lauda suspected that this was the big chance to get the superstar at Mercedes and Lauda visited Hamilton in his hotel room. The rest is history. The move from Hamilton to Mercedes seemed pretty easy, but nothing could be further from the truth. This is shown in the new biography of...
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