Motorsport: Grosjean to pay touching tribute to Bianchi

Jules Bianchi ahead of the 2014 Monaco Formula One Grand Prix. Photo / Getty Images
Jules Bianchi ahead of the 2014 Monaco Formula One Grand Prix. Photo / Getty Images

Haas F1 team's Romain Grosjean will pay tribute to Jules Bianchi this weekend at the Grand Prix of Monaco.

The Frenchman will race with a special helmet design celebrating Bianchi's ninth place finish in 2014, his best finish in the sport.

Bianchi scored Marussia's only championship points in the team's four seasons at Monaco despite starting 21st on the grid in a 22 car field.

Bianchi actually finished ahead of Grosjean - then driving for Lotus - on track, but a penalty dropped Bianchi back a place.

Bianchi was involved in a horrific accident in Japan later that season which left him in a coma for nine months, passing away from his injures last July at the age of 25.

- news.com.au

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