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A Fitting Farewell

Family, friends and fellow racing drivers have paid tribute to Jules Bianchi at his funeral on Tuesday in his hometown of Nice in France.

The 25-year-old died on Friday, nine months after suffering severe head injuries sustained in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.

He was the first driver to die of injuries sustained in an F1 race since Ayrton Senna in 1994.

French F1 journalist Daniel Ortelli, who knew Jules Bianchi and his family well, was at the funeral and says it was a fitting send-off.

(Image: Floral tribute to Jules Bianchi in Nice. Credit: Getty Images)

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