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Fittipaldi

Emerson. born 1946, Brazilian motor-racing driver: world champion in 1972 and 1974
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It's one of the most special trophies I have received," Vettel said after being selected by the Laureus Academy, featuring 46 sporting greats including former world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, who handed him the award.
Two-time world champion Emerson Fittipaldi was confirmed as president of the new Drivers' Commission with nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb named as vice-president.
English football great Wayne Rooney and LeBron James of the National Basketball Association were among those athletes to express their grief via Twitter as did Formula One champion drivers Lewis Hamilton and Emerson Fittipaldi.
The likes of Emerson Fittipaldi, Niki Lauda, Sir Stirling Moss, Sir Jackie Stewart and Nigel Mansell have all made their feelings clear as Hamilton crashed into rivals, and even McLaren team-mate Jenson Button.
Even though the fans love his daring moves, a string of famous names have slated his style, including Niki Lauda and Emerson Fittipaldi and Sir Jackie Stewart.
Lauda's comments came just hours after former world champion Emerson Fittipaldi, who was a race steward in Montreal, said that Hamilton needs to rein in his aggressive driving.
The scheme harks back to the days when Lotus were sponsored by cigarette brand John Player Special and won championships in the 1970s with the likes of Mario Andretti and Emerson Fittipaldi.
Other former champions included Sir Jack Brabham, John Surtees, Emerson Fittipaldi, Niki Lauda, Jody Schekter, Alan Jones, Keke Rosberg, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, Jacques Villeneuve and Mika Hekkinen.
Which Grand Prix team's world champions have included Emerson Fittipaldi, Niki Lauda and Alain Prost?
"Its achievements and list of past champions read like a Who's Who of F1 - Emerson Fittipaldi, James Hunt, Niki Lauda, Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna, Mika Hakkinen and of course my new teammate Lewis.
The team's other champions include compatriot Graham Hill, Brazilian Emerson Fittipaldi and American Mario Andretti.