Motorsport: Niki Lauda is publicly laid out in St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna

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Vienna (dpa) - Formula 1 Legend Niki Lauda is publicly laid out in the St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna. The cradling in a closed coffin will take place on Wednesday, said the Dompfarre St. Stephan. Afterwards, a requiem for Niki Lauda will be celebrated. Celebration and Aufbahrung are public. The funeral, on the other hand, takes place within the immediate family, they said. The offer of the City of Vienna for a grave of honor at the Vienna Central Cemetery was not accepted by the Lauda family, reports the newspaper "heute". The three-time Formula 1 World Champion had died on Monday evening.

ref: zeit