On behalf of the Bianchi family
The family of Jules Bianchi would like to issue the following statement, by way of an update on Jules’ medical condition. The Marussia F1 Team is supporting the family by facilitating its communication.
Jules Bianchi Accident, 2014 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix
Following the accident involving Jules Bianchi during yesterday’s 2014 Formula One Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit, the Marussia F1 Team would like to acknowledge the huge outpouring of support and affection for Jules and the Team at this very difficult time.
Jules Bianchi accident, 2014 Formula 1 Japanese Grand Prix
FIA Statement in full – On lap 42, Adrian Sutil lost control of his car, spun and hit the tyre barrier on the outside of Turn 7.The marshals displayed double waved yellow flags before the corner to warn drivers of the incident. A recovery vehicle was despatched in order to lift the car and take it to a place of safety behind the guardrail. While this was being done the driver of car 17, Jules Bianchi, lost control of his car, travelled across the run-off area and hit the back of the tractor.