from the Marussia F1 Team

Accident involving Maria de Villota, Test Driver for the Marussia F1 Team

Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire

03 July 2012, 10.45hrs



“At approximately 09.15hrs BST this morning, the Marussia F1 Team’s Test Driver Maria De Villota had an accident in the team’s MR-01 race car at Duxford Airfield where she was testing the car for the first time. The accident happened at the end of her first installation run and involved an impact with the team’s support truck.

“Maria has been transferred to hospital. Once her medical condition has been assessed a further statement will be issued.”