FIA asks Formula 1 teams for Jules Bianchi crash information

The FIA has written to Formula 1 teams asking them to bring forward any information that may be relevant to the investigation into Jules Bianchi's Japanese Grand Prix accident

FIA asks Formula 1 teams for Jules Bianchi crash information

The sport's governing body has set up an Accident Panel to continue its investigation into the Suzuka incident, with F1 race director Charlie Whiting's report being passed onto the panel headed up by Peter Wright, president of the FIA safety commission.

The FIA's secretary general for motor sport, Jean-Louis Valentin, emailed all F1 team principals this week regarding the panel.

In the email, a copy of which has been seen by AUTOSPORT, Valentin advised that Wright and his panel may contact the teams in weeks to come.

He also asked the teams to communicate any information they may have regarding the circumstances of the accident, and requested that they keep hold of any documents, testimonies and information that may be of interest to the panel.

An FIA spokeman confirmed to AUTOSPORT that this is "the kick-off of application of the process announced [by FIA president Jean Todt] in Sochi on Friday".

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