Brembo Honors Niki Lauda During Formula One Italy Grand Prix

Brembo Honors Niki Lauda During Formula One Italy Grand Prix

The legendary Austrian racing driver and three-time Formula One World Champion received the "Bernie Ecclestone Award" for 2013, in recognition of his contributions and entrepreneurial capabilities within the history of Formula One.

MONZA, Italy – On the occasion of Formula One Italy Grand Prix at Monza circuit, Alberto Bombassei, Brembo chairman, and Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One Management Limited (FOM) chairman, presented Niki Lauda with the "Bernie Ecclestone Award" for 2013.
According to Brembo, the award was presented to Lauda for the following achievements: “To have contributed to the history of Formula One as a racing driver, with three-time World Champion victories in 1975, 1977 and 1984, 177 races competed, 25 wins, 54 podiums, 24 pole positions. After the retirement from competition, in the role of teams consultant, television commentator, motorsport writer and journalist, and now, as non-executive chairman of Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team. Moreover, in September 2013 the movie ‘RUSH’ will be released about F1 battle between the Austrian driver and James Hunt in the ’70s, contributing further to spread the culture of Formula One worldwide."
The company also said the award puts an international spotlight on Italy as well. The award ceremony took place at the FOM (Formula One Management) motorhome during the race.
The "Bernie Ecclestone Award by Brembo" was created in 2011 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Italian company. The first edition of the award, a braking system personalized with the color of the Italian flag, was given to Bernie Ecclestone. In 2012, the award was assigned to Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, Ferrari chairman.
Since 1975 to date, Brembo has achieved 18 Drivers World Championships and 23 Constructors World Championships, including: 14 with Scuderia Ferrari, three with McLaren Honda, three with Red Bull Racing, two with Benetton Renault and one with Brawn GP.

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