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The funeral of Formula two racer Anthoine Hubert, who perished in August, was held on Tuesday.
22, hubert, was included during the Grand Prix weekend in a three-car crash in an race.
Formula 1 drivers Charles Leclerc, Pierre Gasly, Esteban Ocon along with George Russell were among those present at the funeral from Chartres, France.
“Anthoine, your smile, your power, that is the image we have of you,” said former F1 world champion Alain Prost.
Prost, symbolizing Hubert’s team Renault Sport Racing, talked of the driver’s”kindness, curiosity, intelligence, professionalism and gentleness” and stated his”quest for perfection would have propelled him to get a bright future”.
The ceremony lasted over three hours and has been shown to a giant screen outside the French Gothic cathedral of the town, together with other buddies, girlfriend Julie and Hubert’s father Francois also paying tribute.
Jean Todt, president of motorsport’s governing body the FIA, F1 directors Ross Brawn, Chase Carey and Sean Bratches, along with team executives Mattia Binotto of all Ferrari, Cyril Abiteboul of Renault and Fred Vasseur of Alfa Romeo Racing, were one of the mourners.
Giuliano Alesi, who had been also included with the crash, attended a driver, with his father Jean.
Another driver in the crash, 20-year-old American Juan Manuel Correa, is”in a serious but stable condition,” his family said on Saturday.
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