Paris: motorsport comes together

The world of motorsport is reflecting following the attacks which struck France on Friday evening.

Published on 14/11/2015 à 13:20


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Paris: motorsport comes together

The pilots

Fernando Alonso, pilot McLaren-Honda: “Shocked. My heart goes out to all those affected in Paris. #PrayForParis »

Sam Bird, DS Virgin pilot in Formula e and G-Drive Racing in WEC : “My thoughts and prayers are with the Parisians today. What terrible news. »

Valtteri Bottas, pilot Williams F1 Team: “Terrible news from Paris? »

Sébastien Bourdais, KVSH Racing driver in IndyCar : “All our thoughts and condolences to the people affected by the massacres organized by these monsters. »

Ryan Briscoe, Schmidt Peterson Motorsports IndyCar driver: “I am thinking of all the families and loved ones of those victims of this madness in Paris. Amazing. So sad. »

Kurt Busch, Stewart driver-Haas Racing in Nascar : “I am shocked by everything that is happening in Paris. My second place in qualifying seems very insignificant. My heart is with all the victims. »

Jenson Button, McLaren-Honda driver: “For those affected by this terrible tragedy my heart goes out to you…”

Dale Earnhardt Jr, Hendrick driver in Nascar: “I pray for Paris. »

Marcus Ericsson, Sauber driver: “Words fail me? #PrayForParis »

Pierre Gasly, Dams GP2 driver and test driver Red Bull : “I can’t believe what’s happening in Paris. We are all Parisians this evening. As humans, we are meant to live together, not kill each other. Let's stop this! No to terrorism! We are stronger than them! »

Esteban Gutiérrez, future Haas F1 Team driver: “How sad what is happening in Paris #PrayForParis”

Lucas di Grassi: “The attacks in Paris are inhumane, despicable and shocking. I provide my support to all those affected. »

Romain Grosjean, Lotus F1 Team driver: “No words to describe what is happening in Paris! But why… ? »

Lewis Hamilton, pilot Mercedes : “I'm praying for everyone affected in Paris, please pray with me guys. #PrayForParis »

Timmy Hansen, pilot Peugeot in World RX: “Everyone with France!” »

Oliver Jarvis: “How anyone can justify this in the name of a religion is beyond me. This news is horrible. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected. »

Heikki Kovalainen: “I wake up in Japan hearing the terrible news in Paris. My thoughts are with everyone affected by these events. »

Nicolas lapierre : “I'm tired of praying... I just want the world to wake up and put an end to these barbaric acts. »

Jari-Matti Latvala, Volkswagen driver in WRC : “I think of Paris and I am truly horrified by what happened. All my thoughts are with the victims and their families. »

Tiago Monteiro, Honda WTCC driver: “Terrible news… My thoughts and prayers are with Paris. »

Juan-Pablo Montoya, Team Penske IndyCar driver: “My thoughts and prayers for the #ParisAttack”

Sébastien Ogier, Volkswagen WRC driver: “It’s hard to concentrate with these things happening. We realize that what we do is really secondary. »

Mads Ostberg, Citroën WRC driver: “A deep thought for Paris and all Parisians. »

simon pagenaud, Team Penske driver in IndyCar: “Difficult to see these terrible attacks in France in Paris this evening. All my thoughts to my family, friends and French compatriots. Courage to all, my French compatriots, family and friends. These attacks against France are violent and sad. All united. »

Danica Patrick, Stewart-Haas Racing driver in Nascar: “What sad news. I pray for Paris. »

Force India driver Sergio Pérez: “Very sad and all my prayers to France. »

Olivier Pla, Nissan WEC driver: “I’m sad to see what’s happening in my country this evening…”

Graham Rahal, RLL Racing IndyCar driver: “#PrayersForParis I don’t understand the world we live in. »

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg: “Speechless about the tragedy in France. My thoughts are with you #PrayForParis... What happened yesterday makes things relative, doesn't it? It's a real tragedy and this day (qualifying) is really not important in the face of that. With the media, Twitter and others, we feel really close even if we are far away. It makes things more intense. This is all really very shocking. »
Carlos Sainz Jr, pilot Toro Rosso in F1: “Terrifying news from Paris. I am speechless. #PrayForParis »

Takuma Sato, AJ Foyt Enterprises IndyCar driver: “Deeply shocked by the events in Paris this evening. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in France, families and friends…”

Bruno Senna, Mahindra Racing Formula E driver: “When will we learn that, despite our differences, we are all equal and need each other to live? #Peace #saveourfuture »

Tristan Vautier, IndyCar driver: “My thoughts are with the families of these innocent victims. Incredibly sad and unfair. »

Jean-Eric Vergne, DS Virgin Racing driver: “Prayers for all my friends in #Paris”

Sebastian Vettel, pilot of the Team Ferrari: “It was a real shock. I was in the car on the way to the hotel when I heard what was happening. It was hard to fall asleep with that. As Nico said, our thoughts are with the victims and their families. There's not much we can do to help. It's tragic. »

Max Verstappen, Toro Rosso driver: “My thoughts for all the people in Paris who have to go through this terrible moment…”

The teams

Force India: “The thoughts of everyone in the team are with everyone affected by the attacks in Paris. We pray for France. »

Haas F1 Team: “Our thoughts are with the people of Paris. Our thoughts are with you. »

Mercedes AMG F1: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of all those affected by the events in Paris #PrayForParis”

Lotus F1 Team: “Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the tragic events in Paris. »

Red Bull Racing: “Our thoughts today are with those affected by Friday's tragic attacks in Paris, their friends and families. »

Scuderia Ferrari: “As a sign of respect for the victims of Paris, Scuderia Ferrari will only tweet basic information on Saturday. #PrayForParis »

Michelin: “Following the horrible events that occurred in Paris, we have decided to observe a period of silence out of respect for the families of the victims. »

Pirelli: We are all with you, let's go children #Paris

Mario Andretti: “Watching the events in Paris is heartbreaking. God cries with us, I am sure. »

Éric Boullier, McLaren-Honda Team Principal: “Sad and shocked”

Yves Matton, director of Citroën Racing: “A deep thought for Paris and all Parisians. »

Alain Prost, director of e.dams and four-time F1 world champion: “Shocked and sad, we are not in this world to see that. Warm thoughts to those affected #PrayForParis”


F1: “Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the tragedy in Paris. »

IMSA : “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the tragic events in Paris. »

IndyCar Series: “Our thoughts are with the people of Paris and all those affected by this tragedy. »

Nascar: “Our prayers and thoughts are with Paris and those affected by these terrible events. »

WEC: “Our friends, our fans, the people of Paris and France are in our thoughts. »

Bernie Ecclestone, director of the FOM: “There is nothing we can do unfortunately. It won't bring back the people who left. We live in a funny world” (on Canal+)

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