Maria De Villota

Another female in a male bastion, Simona de Silvestro joins Sauber F1

Sauber has roped in Simona de Silvestro as an affiliate driver. The 25-year-old Swiss driver will be actively involved in the Zurich-based team`s preparation for 2015 F1 season.

Feb 15, 2014, 18:11 PM IST

Nadal speaks of sadness over Villota death

Tennis world number one Rafael Nadal Friday spoke of his sadness over the death of Spanish former Formula 1 test driver Maria de Villota, whose body was found in a hotel room in Seville.

Oct 12, 2013, 10:52 AM IST

Emotional tributes for tragic de Villota

Formula One competitors paid emotional tribute on Friday to former reserve driver Maria de Villota, who was found dead in a hotel room a year after a serious accident in testing.

Oct 11, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

Spanish female former F1 test driver Maria de Villota found dead

Spanish Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has been found dead in a hotel in the southern Spanish city of Seville, a police spokeswoman said on Friday.

Oct 11, 2013, 14:08 PM IST

Car not to blame for De Villota accident: Marussia

The Marussia Formula One team says the accident that caused one of its test drivers to lose an eye wasn`t the fault of the car involved.

Jul 17, 2012, 09:14 AM IST

Marussia test driver loses eye after crash

Marussia test driver Maria deVillota has lost her right eye after a crash while testing its Formula One car, the team said Wednesday.

Jul 05, 2012, 00:35 AM IST

F1 Test driver Maria de Villota 'stable'

Formula One test driver Maria de Villota, who suffered multiple injuries in a crash during testing in Cambridgeshire, was stated to be stable.

Jul 04, 2012, 13:27 PM IST

F1 test driver Maria battling for life after crash

Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has sustained life-threatening injuries in a crash during testing in Cambridgeshire, the Marussia team and local ambulance services said Tuesday.

Jul 03, 2012, 22:05 PM IST

Formula One team appoints female test driver

Formula One team Marussia have appointed Spaniard Maria De Villota, an experienced racer in women`s autosport, as one of their test drivers.

Mar 08, 2012, 18:45 PM IST