Lauda was mainly as a precaution in the intensive care unit, after a griepgeval in his family. He can probably the next week the hospital exit.
The Austrian, which, in recent years, the circuits are still a major role played by the racestal of Mercedes, disappeared last month from image with ailing health. At the beginning of August last year he underwent a lung transplant. The surgery was necessary because the Austrian, triple world champion (1975, 1977 and 1984) in the Formula 1, was seriously ill. In a crash at the Nürburgring in 1976 became Lauda was seriously wounded, and also his kidneys and lungs were affected. He continued afterwards to struggle with the consequences of the accident, and underwent two times a kidney transplant.
at the End of november showed Lauda understood after his rehabilitation, his role at Mercedes again. "The important thing is that I soon will return and then we can continue to work," he declared then.