Formula One drivers past and present and their teams have united in tribute to Jules Bianchi, who has died following his crash in last year’s Japanese Grand Prix.
The sport has lost one of the most talented drivers of this generation, from a family that has such a strong presence in the history of the sport.
Jules Bianchi was a popular personality in F1, possessing the best of both human and sporting qualities.
The FIA recognises the courage with which he conducted his last fight, in the company of his loving family.
Jean Todt, FIA President, expressed his deepest condolences to Jules’ family and recognised the great pain being felt by the Bianchi family and those close to them.
The motor sport community offers their most sincere support through this terrible ordeal.
A sad, sad day today, guys. Please pray for Jules’ loved ones. RIP Jules. God bless.
No words can describe what his family and the sport have lost. All I can say it was a pleasure knowing and racing you.
Very sad day for motorsport, the best driver that I raced against has left us after 9 months fighting for his life. RIP my friend. Jules
In those devastating moments my thoughts are with the family of Jules Bianchi. RIP Jules
Horrible news. Rest in peace mate. A great example of fight and courage for all of us. You will always be with us.
All my thoughts to the family of Jules Bianchi, RIP Great young champion.
Carlos Sainz Jnr
Devastating news. A massive loss for Jules’ family, friends and the sport. RIP mate. Will always be with us!
Very sad news about Jules, we lost a true fighter… All my thoughts go to his family in this difficult time.
Today we have lost an amazing talent and person. Words can’t describe our feelings right now. We will all miss you Jules.
Yesterday we lost one of the best guys and best drivers I’ve ever met. I’ll miss you so much my friend… RIP Jules
Last night we lost a truly great guy and a real fighter RIP Jules my sincerest Condolences to his family and friends.
Woke up to these very sad news.. RIP Jules. You will be never forgotten. My thoughts are with the family.
I’ll never forget you and the good times we had. Going to miss you bro.
Rest in peace Jules. A great talent and a big loss for motorsport. Thoughts are with family and friends.
Very sad news this morning. RIP my friend. Thoughts are with all.
Paul di Resta
It’s a big loss for whole motorsport family! We will never forget you Jules Bianchi
Tragic news today. So unfair. One of the best guys on and off track. Rest in peace my friend.
extremely sad to hear that jules bianchi passed away. thinking about Jules and his family. RIP Jules
Sad day for motorsport. In a part of the F1 grid with little coverage, Jules talent, spirit and style was an example for all.
A tragic loss. The thoughts of everybody at Williams are with the friends and family of Jules Bianchi. You will be missed. RIP Jules
Our thoughts are with Jules’s family and friends in this moment. You will be sorely missed, Jules. Rest in Peace.
A tragic loss. All of our thoughts are with the family and friends of Jules Bianchi. RIP Jules
What terrible news this morning. Our deepest condolences to Jules’ family and friends. Rest in peace Jules, you will be greatly missed!
Ciao Jules. Forever in Ferrari’s hearts.
The thoughts of everybody at McLaren are with the friends and family of Jules Bianchi. You will be sorely missed. RIP Jules Forza Jules
We came to know an outstanding young man & a tremendous talent who was destined for great things in F1.
The world has lost a true racer and we have all lost a friend.
Lost a friend last night, we had so much fun together Jules! I’ll miss you! RIP my friend.
Sad news Jules RIP. A great talent taken from us far too soon. Deepest condolences to his family.
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