F1 drivers pay emotional tributes to Jules Bianchi 6 years ago

F1 drivers pay emotional tributes to Jules Bianchi

A sad day for motorsport

Racing is in mourning today for the first man to die in a race related accident since the late great Ayrton Senna in 1994.

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Jules Bianchi passed away last night after nine months in a coma following an incident at the Japanese Grand Prix.

The 25-year-old he crashed in wet conditions at Suzuka while racing for the Marussia team and died at his home in Nice this morning.

Bianchi competed in 34 races over the 2013 and 2014 seasons, and secured his team Marussia's first ever championship points with a fifth place finish at last year's Monaco Grand Prix.

This morning several figures form F1 and motorsport have been paying tribute to the Frenchman.

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