Three-time Formula 1 champion continues to recover from lung transplant Niki Lauda, who last month had a lung transplant, will miss all of the remaining races this season, German media outlet Bild newspaper is reporting.
“Only his family, so his wife and his children, can visit him,” Marko said. “The doctors say the danger is that he will become infected with a virus or other people’s bacteria. We all miss him. Mercedes misses him, Formula 1 misses him. Everyone misses him — his charisma, his straight words.”
The newspaper said Lauda will not attend any of the remaining seven races this year, but Marko insisted, “Niki will fight through this and be with us again. We need him.”