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Austria reveal plans for Niki Lauda's burial

Austria reveal plans for Niki Lauda's burial
  • A mass will also be held.
  • Lauda died on Monday at the age of 70.

VIENNA

Austria will mourn Formula One legend Niki Lauda with his body laid out in Vienna's Roman Catholic cathedral in a public homage next Wednesday.

The three-time world championship winner's body will be laid out in the Stephansdom cathedral offering the public the chance to pay their last respects to a national hero, a family spokeswoman said Thursday.

A mass will also be held. The funeral will be only for close family, she added.

Lauda died on Monday at the age of 70.