Posts Tagged Funerals and memorial services

F1 drivers at Hungarian GP unite in memory of Bianchi

Williams driver Felipe Massa of Brazil speaks and gestures during a press conference before the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix meeting at Hungaroring circuit near Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, July 23, 2015. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July 26. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Setting aside their on-track rivalries, Formula One drivers paid a solemn homage to Jules Bianchi at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Thursday.

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Funeral for F1 driver Bianchi in France as tributes mount

Pallbearers carry the casket of French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi into Sainte Reparate Cathedral during his funeral in Nice, French Riviera, Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Bianchi, 25, died Friday from head injuries sustained in a crash at last year's Japanese Grand Prix. He had been in a coma since the Oct. 5 accident, in which he collided at high speed with a mobile crane which was being used to pick up another crashed car. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

NICE, France (AP) — Race helmet perched on his coffin, Jules Bianchi was mourned Tuesday as a “humble” winner in a Formula One career cut short in the sport’s first deadly crash in more than 20 years.

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