Formula One

 
           === F1 test driver de Villota seriously hurt in crash ===
 
 London, England (Sports Network) - Marussia Formula One team test driver Maria
 de  Villota  was hospitalized after  sustaining multiple injuries from a crash
 during testing on Tuesday at Duxford Airfield in England.
 
 According  to a  news release from Marussia, de Villota's accident happened at
 the  end of her  first installation run and involved an impact with the team's
 support truck.
 
 The  32-year-old Spanish driver reportedly sustained life-threatening injuries
 from  the crash, but  the team noted in its release that she is "conscious and
 medical  assessments  are  ongoing."  She  was  transported  by  ambulance  to
 Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.
 
 De  Villota, who  is the  daughter of  former Formula  One driver  and British
 Formula  One Series  champion Emilio  de Villota,  joined Marussia  as a  test
 driver earlier this year.
 
 Formula  One  is in  Silverstone, England  this weekend  for the British Grand
 Prix.
 
 
 07/03 13:15:35 ET

Powered by The Sports Network.