F1 driver Jules Bianchi dies nine months after Suzuka crash

French F1 driver Jules Bianchi has kicked the bucket of discriminating head wounds managed finally year’s Japanese Grand Prix, his family said in an announcement on Saturday. He was 25.

Bianchi had been in a state of extreme lethargy since the mishap at Suzuka last October. He passed away at a healing facility in Nice, close to his guardians’ home in the south of France.

“Jules fought right to the very end, as he always did, but today his battle came to an end,” said the Bianchi family.

“The pain we feel is immense and indescribable.”

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

The Frenchman suffered severe head injuries when, in wet conditions and fading light, his Marussia slammed into a recovery tractor while it was attempting to remove Adrian Sutil’s crashed Sauber.

An International Automobile Federation (FIA) report said in December that the Frenchman had not impeded adequately under notice hails before smashing.

The report found that Bianchi’s auto hit the tractor at 126 kph and said restorative administrations were not at issue in their treatment of the result.

His family adulated therapeutic staff in Nice and Mie Prefecture for their consideration in the course of the most recent nine months and requested security as they tried to grapple with the misfortune.

“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,” the statement said.

“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.”

Bianchi’s father, Philippe, had told French radio earlier this month that he was “less optimistic” of a recovery. In May he said they had been preparing for the worst.

“It’s hard to get up in the morning while telling yourself that you’re not sure whether your son is going to live and every day is like that,” he said.


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