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Lauda’s scared 1976 Nürburgring helmet to be auctioned in Miami

©TheCahierArchive Michael Delaney 21/04/2024 at 06:4720/04/2024 at 21:52 Niki Lauda’s historic 1976 German GP helmet, worn by the late Austrian during his harrowing crash at the Nürburgring, is set to be auctioned by Bonhams at next month’s Miami GP. Lauda’s crash, etched in Formula 1 history, saw the Ferrari driver narrowly escape death when he inexplicably lost control of his car on the second lap of the race at the track’s Bergwerk section. The Ferrari 312T2 hit the Armco barrier almost head on, the massive impact wrenching Lauda’s helmet from his head while his car burst into flames before it was hit by the Surtees of Brett Lunger. Battered and ablaze, the Austrian’s car...
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