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F1 Driver Jules Bianchi passes away after 9 months of Suzuka crash

French Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi is no more as he passes away after facing 9 months of pain due to Suzuka crash. Jules was 25 years old when he took last breathe at a hospital in Nice. He got several critical head injuries in October, 2015 at Japanese Grand Prix. Bianchi family confirmed this sorrowful news on Saturday.

F1 Driver Jules Bianchi passes away after 9 months of Suzuka crash.

F1 Driver Jules Bianchi dies

The Bianchi family said, “Jules fought right to the very end, as he always did, but today his battle came to an end. The pain we feel is immense and indescribable.”

Jules family praised to medical staff of Nice for this 9 months coma journey of their family they’ve lost recently. In a family statement it is mentioned that Jules Bianchi touched lots of hearts and minds in his short life.

“Listening to and reading the many messages made us realise just how much Jules had touched the hearts and minds of so many people all over the world. We would like to ask that our privacy is respected during this difficult time, while we try to come to terms with the loss of Jules,” statement added.

Jules Bianchi’s Manor F1 Team tweeted, “We are devastated to lose Jules after such a hard-fought battle. It was a privilege to have him race for our team.”

Bianchi was the first driver since Brazilian triple world champion Ayrton Senna, at Italy’s Imola circuit in May 1994, to die from injuries sustained during a Grand Prix weekend.

When Jules Bianchi car was crashed in October, 2014 at the speed of 126 to a tractor, he immediately became unconscious and was taken to a nearby hospital. The race was stopped with immediate effect. After sometime he was shifted to Nice which is nearby to his parents residence.

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