just nine months after undergoing a lung transplant. The 70-year-old won the Championship in 1975 and 1977 for Ferrari and in 1984 for McLaren.
The Austrian legend was widely revered for his remarkable recovery and return to racing after being badly burned in a crash in the 1976 German Grand Prix. Six months after the mishap in Nürburgring, he marked his return at the Italian Grand Prix. He narrowly lost the title to James Hunt that year, but won his second Ferrari crown the year after during his final season at the team.