It has been a very sad day with the news that today F1 driver, Jules Bianchi has died. He had been in a coma since his heavy crash at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix.
Bianchi, 25 crashed on lap 41 into a recovery vehicle while it was removing Adrian Sutil’s Sauber after he crashed the lap before. Bianchi suffered severe head injuries.
The F1 community are very sad and have been remembering Bianchi on twitter and other social media sites.
Former F1 Champion and McLaren – Honda driver Jenson Button tweeted: “Last night we lost a truly great guy and a real fighter. RIP Jules, my sincerest condolences to his family and friends.”
Bianchi scored Marussia’s, and his first points at the 2014 Monte Carlo Grand prix finishing in 9th place with 2 valuable points for his team.
Bianchi’s death is the first death in the sport in two decades since Ayrton Senna’s death in 1994.
A great, talented and upcoming future champion who we lost too early.