Sport: Duel on the Edge

"You prepare yourself and your car in order to drive at the absolute limit, to be on the edge. The whole effort is done so that you can reach the point where it becomes dangerous."

—Niki Lauda

"The fear I have is the knowledge that I can be killed any time in a racing car. Because I enormously enjoy life, it makes me very sad that I have to live under that cloud all the time. "

—James Hunt

The two men had chased each other —hare and hound in the fragile cockpits of Grand Prix racing cars—across four continents, ten months, 15 highspeed races....

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