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Formula E

Formula E driver pays tribute to Jules Bianchi

Norman Nato will pay tribute to the late Jules Bianchi by using his race number in the upcoming Formula E season.

Formula E racer Norman Nato will pay tribute to the late Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi by running the number 17 next season.

The number was used by Bianchi in 2014 before his tragic accident at the Japanese Grand Prix, in which he sustained serious head injuries that led to his death in 2015.

Out of respect the FIA chose to retire the number from competition in F1, but fellow French driver Nato has chose to pay tribute to Bianchi by changing his number from 71.

Bianchi's father Philippe was seen expressing his support for Nato's decision on the Instagram post he put up to announce the news.

Check out the post on social media below.

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