Following the news that Jules Bianchi has passed away, the racing community has already extended its outpouring of support and messages to pay tribute to the 25-year-old.
These are but a sampling and as you can see, Bianchi touched many lives, far and wide, throughout the racing world:
No words can describe what his family & the sport have lost. All I can say it was a pleasure knowing & racing you. x pic.twitter.com/NVcfbV9qdR
— M A X Chilton (@maxchilton) July 18, 2015
— Mario Andretti (@MarioAndretti) July 18, 2015
Rest in peace Jules Bianchi. This sport that we love can be very cruel.
— Dario Franchitti (@dariofranchitti) July 18, 2015
— COTA (@circuitamericas) July 18, 2015
So sad. Hate seeing a bright star extinguished. RIP Jules Bianchi.
— James Hinchcliffe (@Hinchtown) July 18, 2015
— Andre Lotterer (@Andre_Lotterer) July 18, 2015
Rest in Peace @Jules_Bianchi. My thoughts and deepest condolences to his family. So young. So talented.
— Fake Charlie Whiting (@charlie_whiting) July 18, 2015
Deeply saddened by news of the passing of #JulesBianchi – super talented, super nice young man. It's been 9months of torture for his family
— Leigh Diffey (@leighdiffey) July 18, 2015
So sorry 2 hear about Jules Bianchi's death. Tragic. Proves that in spite of many safety improvements, the danger of racing still very real.
— Kelli STAVAST (@KelliStavast) July 18, 2015
— Sean Kelly (@virtualstatman) July 18, 2015
— Blair Soden (@BlairSoden) July 18, 2015
RIP Jules, I wish your talents had a chance to be displayed and your smile hadn't left us so soon. #F1
— Justin Kircher (@jKirch_F1) July 18, 2015
We lost a great racer and a person. Jules Bianchi. #RIP
— Toni Vilander (@toni_vilander) July 18, 2015
— Pippa Mann (@PippaMann) July 18, 2015
So sad to hear Jules Bianchi passed away. RIP Jules.
— Katherine Legge (@katherinelegge) July 18, 2015
Just heard that Jules Bianchi passed away. Thoughts and prayers for his family and friends. #RIP
— Juan Pablo Montoya (@jpmontoya) July 18, 2015
Wow just saw Jules Bianchi died today. Terrible news. RIP Jules.
— Graham Rahal (@GrahamRahal) July 18, 2015
Just saw the very sad news on Jules Bianchi. Prayers for his family and friends. RIP Jules
— Gabby Chaves (@GabbyChaves) July 18, 2015
— Conor Daly (@ConorDaly22) July 18, 2015
— Jakesy (@JamesJakes) July 18, 2015
Que noticia mas triste… QEPD Jules Really sad news RIP Jules Bianchi… pic.twitter.com/arLA2uinn3
— Carlos Munoz (@CarlosMunoz034) July 18, 2015
Rest In Peace Jules
— Tristan Vautier (@TristanVautier) July 18, 2015
— Stefan Wilson (@stef_wilson) July 18, 2015
RIP Jules Bianchi 😔🏁
— James Davison (@JDDavison007) July 18, 2015
— Ryan Eversley (@RyanEversley) July 18, 2015
Rest in peace Jules. Tremendous loss not only to his immediate family, but the entire racing family as well. https://t.co/JZEgsGAXuS
— Anders Krohn (@AndersKrohn) July 18, 2015
Sad day for Formula One. RIP Jules Bianchi. #ForzaJules
— Spencer Pigot (@SpencerPigot) July 18, 2015
— Steezus (@RiotBananas) July 18, 2015