Jules Bianchi Undergoes Surgery as F1 Fraternity Prays

Jules Bianchi met with a horrific accident during the Japanese Grand Prix and is believed to be in critical condition.

updated: October 06, 2014 10:17 IST
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Jules Bianchi waves to fans before the start of the Japanese Grand Prix. He met with a serious accident during the race.

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Yokkaichi: Jules Bianchi's father was rushing to Japan Monday where the Formula One driver was in intensive care with a serious head injury, after one of the worst crashes the sport has seen in nearly two decades.

The French driver underwent emergency surgery on Sunday after slamming into a recovery vehicle on the Suzuka track near the end of a rain-sodden Japanese Grand Prix.

Formula One's governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), said the 25-year-old Marussia driver had been rushed to hospital after suffering a "severe head injury".

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