FIA's statement on Bianchi's demise

The FIA released a statement on the death of Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi. The 25-year-old died last night at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire in Nice, France.

The statement from FIA:

"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 motorsport community offers their most sincere support through this terrible ordeal."

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Jules Bianchi
Article type Press release
Tags fia