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.

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.


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