Mercedes paid tribute to Niki Lauda at the Belgian Grand Prix as the Silver Arrows' non-executive chairman continues o recover in hospital after a lung transplant. Three-time F1 champion Lauda is on the mend in his homeland Austria, having been given days to live after falling ill.
Lauda has been in hospital for much of the month, having avoided death by a matter of days according to doctors, after falling ill while on holiday in Spain.
The three-time F1 champion has made positive progress and is breathing unaided, talking to relatives and progressing with physiotherapy according to reports.
Lauda remained hospitalised when he celebrated his 10th wedding anniversary with wife Birgit recently.
Having missed the German and Hungarian Grands Prix while receiving emergency treatment, Mercedes tribute the Austrian in the paddock at Spa-Francorchamps.