Formula 1 pays tribute to Bianchi

By on Saturday, July 18, 2015
Marussia F1 Team

Marussia F1 Team

Formula 1 drivers, teams and the entire motor sport community have taken to social media to pay tribute to Jules Bianchi, who succumbed to the injuries he suffered at last year's Japanese Grand Prix:

Manor: We are devastated to lose Jules after such a hard-fought battle. It was a privilege to have him race for our team.

Bernie Ecclestone: It was so sad to hear the news about Jules. We are now going to miss a very talented driver and a really nice person. We must not let this ever happen again

Daniel Ricciardo: I'll never forget you and the good times we had. Going to miss you bro.

Romain Grosjean: Yesterday we lost one of the best guys and best drivers I've ever met. I'll miss you so much my friend...

Jenson Button: Last night we lost a truly great guy and a real fighter #RIPJules my sincerest Condolences to his family and friends.

Lewis Hamilton: A sad, sad day today, guys. Please pray for Jules' loved ones. RIP Jules. God bless.

Valtteri Bottas: Woke up to these very sad news.. RIP Jules. You will be never forgotten. My thoughts are with the family

Jean-Eric Vergne: I have no words... We will miss you my old friend...

Alexander Rossi: Thank you for shining a light in this sport and being the driver that we all wanted to be. Thank you for being the 1% behind the wheel

Nico Rosberg: Extremely sad to hear that Jules Bianchi passed away. Thinking about Jules and his family

Felipe Massa: All my thoughts with #Jules family. I will miss you brother! RIP Jules.

Stoffel Vandoorne: Rest in peace Jules. Thoughts are with his family amd friends. We'll never forget you!

Kevin Magnussen: Rest in peace Jules. A great talent and a big loss for motorsport. Thoughts are with family and friends.

Daniil Kvyat: Rest in peace, Jules. Forever in my, and our, hearts.

Nico Hulkenberg: RIP Jules.

Sergio Perez: Sad news. Will be hard to know that we won't see you again on Sundays with the happiness that gave us all, Jules!

Will Stevens: Devastating news. A massive loss for Jules' family, friends and the sport. RIP mate. Will always be with us!

Roberto Merhi: 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.

Carlos Sainz: Horrible news. Rest in peace mate. A great example of fight and courage for all of us. You will always be with us.

Max Verstappen: Today we have lost an amazing talent and person... Words can't describe our feelings right now. We will all miss you Jules..

Esteban Gutierrez: You will always be present in our hearts. I will follow that dream we had in common. RIP my friend!

Marcus Ericsson: Tragic news today. So unfair. One of the best guys on and off track. Rest in peace my friend.

Felipe Nasr: Very sad news about Jules, we lost a true fighter... All my thoughts go to his family in this difficult time.

Mercedes: Today, our motorsport family mourns as one. Rest in peace Jules, your memory will live long.

Red Bull: A tragic loss. All of our thoughts are with the family and friends of Jules Bianchi.

Williams: A tragic loss. The thoughts of everybody at Williams are with the friends and family of Jules Bianchi. You will be missed.

Ferrari: Ciao Jules forever in Ferrari's hearts

McLaren: The thoughts of everybody at McLaren are with the friends and family of Jules Bianchi. You will be sorely missed.

Force India: Our thoughts are with Jules's family and friends in this moment. You will be sorely missed, Jules. Rest in Peace.

Sauber: What terrible news this morning. Our deepest condolences to Jules' family and friends. Rest in peace Jules, you will be greatly missed!

Toro Rosso: Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Jules Bianchi. You will be missed. Ci mancherai

Lotus: Goodbye friend.

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