Wednesday, July 22, 2015
F1 retire No. 17
Sport-New reported, Cars numbered 17 will no longer appear in the arena of Formula 1. The number is being retired as a form of homage to the late Jules Bianchi. Bianchimeninggal world on Saturday (07/18/2015) last weekend. The French driver was already in a coma for nine months after the accident at the Japanese GP in 2014. Bianchi's death became the first death case in F1 after about 21 years. Last rider who became casualties in this event is Ayrton Senna. As a tribute to the Bianchi, F1 will no longer issue a number 17 for cars to race down. The number is used Marussia.Jenazah Bianchi Bianchi team will be buried in his hometown, Nice.