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F1 Driver Jules Bianchi Seriously Injured After Crashing Into Tractor

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Marussia F1 driver Jules Bianchi was seriously injured and is reportedly in surgery after crashing into a tractor that was attending to Adrian Sutil who crashed at a very wet Japanese Grand Prix on the outskirts of a typhoon.

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UPDATE 1: According to Twitter, the FIA says he suffered a "severe" head injury.

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Update 2: Here are a few more photos from Getty Images showing the ambulance that took him away, a visibly upset Adrian Sutil, and workers clearing debris.

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Motorsports are always a risk and these guys are willing to take it.

I really hope he recovers from this.