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Author Topic: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported  (Read 783 times)

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Goes to show that us oldies, even surviving F1 legends, find it much harder to shrug off those nasty viruses.

Get well soon Niki, we miss your colourful comments at race weekends.   

https://www.grandprix247.com/2018/08/01/lauda-in-intensive-care-after-bout-of-summer-flu/


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Offline lkjohnson1950

Re: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2018, 04:06:47 PM »
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  • Lauda may have some residual lung damage from his Nurburgring accident. It was reported at the time that he inhaled some fire. That would make him more vulnerable to respiratory diseases.   
    Lonny

    Offline Jericoke

    Re: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported
    « Reply #2 on: August 02, 2018, 07:58:23 PM »
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  • Lauda may have some residual lung damage from his Nurburgring accident. It was reported at the time that he inhaled some fire. That would make him more vulnerable to respiratory diseases.

    Even without that, I'm sure that hanging out in pitlanes and garages for his entire life isn't the best for his lungs either.

    All the same, I hope his recovery is speedy and he can get back to what he loves.

    Offline cosworth151

    Re: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported
    « Reply #3 on: August 02, 2018, 08:09:11 PM »
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  • My first thought was about possible lung damage from the fire, too.

    Get well soon, Herr Lauda.
    “You can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.”
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    Offline Robem64

    Re: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported
    « Reply #4 on: August 03, 2018, 07:55:19 AM »
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  • Don't know about summer flu......he's had a lung transplant!

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/formula1/45053384
    "I'm not a pessimist, I'm an optimist with experience"

    Offline Dare

    Re: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported
    « Reply #5 on: August 04, 2018, 01:11:50 AM »
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  • He's also had two kidney transplants
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    democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
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    willing to work and give to those who would not."
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    Jefferson

    Offline Calman

    Re: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported
    « Reply #6 on: August 04, 2018, 09:42:48 PM »
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  • Get well soon Niki ... we all miss your "THANK GOD!" comments, when analysing race results.  Simple, to the point, without resorting to other team principles spewing politics and media friendly terms!!

    Best Regards,
    Cal :)
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    Offline Alianora La Canta

    Re: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported
    « Reply #7 on: August 08, 2018, 02:51:25 PM »
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  • Get well soon and completely, Niki - sounds like you're having a tough old tussle out there with summer illness...
    Percussus resurgio
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    Offline Calman

    Re: Seems Lauda may have suffered worse illness than first reported
    « Reply #8 on: January 06, 2019, 11:38:35 PM »
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  • Unfortunate news, as it seems that Niki is back in intensive care!!

    https://www.gpfans.com/en/articles/3863/lauda-back-in-intensive-care/

    Best Regards,
    Cal :)
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