Jules Bianchi's funeral is to take place on Tuesday 21st July in his home city of Nice, France.

The 25 year-old died on 18th July 2015 as a result of head injuries sustained in an accident during the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix. He had been in a coma for more than nine months.

Using Bianchi's official Twitter account to convey the message, his family revealed the funeral will take place at 10am at Sainte Reparte Cathedral.

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Bianchi competed in 34 grands prix with the Marussia team, famously scoring two points for the minnows with a ninth place finish in the 2014 Monaco Grand Prix.