Maria de Villota

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Formula 1 Test Driver Who Lost Eye in Crash Dead at 33

Maria De Villota found in Spain hotel room

(Newser) - Ex-Formula One test driver Maria De Villota was found dead in her hotel room in Seville, Spain, yesterday. She was just 33 years old. According to reports, De Villota was pronounced dead in the room despite several attempts by paramedics to revive her. She was reportedly in Seville to help... More »

Formula One Driver Loses Eye in Crash

Maria de Villota's car collided with a stationary truck

(Newser) - Formula One driver Maria de Villota lost her right eye at a test event in Britain yesterday, when her car crashed into a stationary truck, CNN reports. De Villota, daughter of former F1 driver Emilio de Villota and one of just two female drivers contracted to an F1 team, was... More »

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