Formula One: Jules Bianchi factfile

AFP| Last Updated: Jul 18, 2015, 15:04 PM IST
Formula One: Jules Bianchi factfile

Factfile on Jules Bianchi, who died on Friday nine months after his crash at the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix:

Name: Jules Bianchi

Date of birth: August 3, 1989

Date of death: July 17, 2015 in Nice

Place of birth: Nice

Nationality: French
Formula One career:

Teams: Force India (test driver 2012), Marussia (2013, 2014)

Number of races: 34

F1 debut: Australia 2013 (15th)

Best performance: 9th in Monaco 2014

Best qualifying position: 12th, British Grand Prix, 2014

World drivers Championship: 16th (2014, after 15 races); 19th (2013)
Pre-F1:

2006: French karting champion

2007: French Formula Renault 2.0 champion

2008: European Formula 3 - 3rd

2009: European Formula 3 - champion

2010/2011: GP2 - 3rd

2012: Formula Renault 3.5 - 3rd