MARIA DE VILLOTA

  • Spanish female former F1 test driver Maria de Villota found dead October 11, 2013

    Madrid: Spanish police have confirmed that racing driver Maria de Villota has been found dead in a hotel room in Seville, and say it appears she died of natural causes. She was 33. De Villota was seriously injured last year in a crash during testing for the Marussia Formula One team,...
  • Car not to blame for De Villota accident July 17, 2012

    Banbury: The accident that caused one of the Marussia Formula One drivers to lose an eye wasn't the fault of the car involved, the team's representatives said after an internal investigation into one of the most serious F1 crashes in years. Maria de Villota was driving an F1 car for only...
  • De Villota crash shook team up, says Charles Pic July 14, 2012

    Moscow: Formula One driver Charles Pic says the crash in testing that left Marussia test driver Maria de Villota critically injured had a powerful effect on the team, but has not made him fear for his safety in the sport. De Villota remains in hospital after suffering severe facial injuries in...
  • F1 test driver De Villota stable after surgery July 7, 2012

    Silverstone: Spanish test driver Maria De Villota's condition has improved after further surgery for head and facial injuries, and she is now serious but stable, her Marussia Formula One team said on Friday. The 32yearold, daughter of former F1 racer Emilio De Villota, lost an eye and suffered lifethreatening injuries in...
  • F1 must analyse De Villota accident: Drivers July 6, 2012

    Silverstone: Formula One must analyse the safety implications of the freak testing accident that left Spanish racer Maria De Villota critically injured this week, drivers said on Thursday. The daughter of former F1 driver Emilio De Villota lost her right eye after her car suddenly accelerated into the lowered tailgate of...