Formula 1 racing is one of the most popular competitions around the world. Many drivers compete in this competition, one of which was Jules Lucien Andre Bianchi. Jules Bianchi was born in Nice, France on 3 August 1989 and he had two siblings. Jules Bianchi had a racers background, nevertheless he tried very hard to get what he wanted to do.
Formula One Career
Jules Bianchi had a good Formula One career, but he had to work very hard to get there. His Formula One career started in August 2009, where he was given test roles. He was liked by the BBC as Formula One seat to the to the Ferrari that was taken over by Luca Badeor because of the absence of Felipe Massa. Here Ferrari was tested by Jules Bianchi at Circuito de Jerez at the young drivers test. Later on Jules Bianchi also tested for Pablo Sanchez Lopez, Daniel Zampiery and Marco Zipoli.
Due to good performance in these tests, Jules Bianchi was the first one to be recruited at the Ferrari Driver Academy where he signed a deal for the long term. In the November of 2010 Bianchi was proclaimed by Ferrari as their team’s reserve and test driver, was replacing Marc Gene, Luca Badoer and Giancarlo Fisichella. Aside from Formula One, Bianchi also continued his racing GP2this is because Formula 1 permits reserve and test drivers to participate in race in various competitions. Ferrari later gave him loan directed to the Sahara Force India.
In the March of 2013 Jules Bianchi got a fresh contract from Marussia which proclaimed that Bianchi had replaced Luiz Razia due to the termination of his contract. Jules Bianchi successfully won against Max Chilton, he then managed to finish at 15th on his debut which was not a bad start.
Later in 2013 Marussia said that Jules Bianchi have to be with them for the coming time. However, he had a bad start in Australia but was able to make up for it when he finished 9th at the Monaco Grand Prix. He and Chilton was able to complete nine races without retiring which proved that Bianchi was the faster driver which earned him the status of first driver. During these races Chilton retired two times but Bianchi retired 5 times, however 3 times was because of mechanical failures.
Jules Bianchi’s career was only in its initial phases and it was predicted that he had great talent and would become a very successful driver. However, in October 2014 Jules Bianchi was competing in the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix under heavy rainfall. This cause Jules Bianchi to lose control of his vehicle in the 43rd lap and caused his vehicle to crash. Bianchi sustained severe head injuries which claimed his life later on.