F1 should not be surprised by fatal accidents - Lauda

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Fatal accidents should not suprise us even in the super safe series like Formula One, says three time world champion Niki Lauda. After having a near death experience in 1976 himself, he knows that deadly accidents are probable just about anywhere.

"There can always be accidents like that, also in Formula One. The safety standard in Formula One is very high, no question, but we should not be dazzled by that," Lauda told Germany's 'Sport Bild', referring to Henry Surtees's life ending accident in the F2 race at Brands Hatch this past weekend.

While adding, "As a racing driver and a father it is very clear to me that motor sport is dangerous.”