F1 test driver suffers serious injuries in crash
A Formula 1 test driver who suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash during testing in Cambridgeshire has regained consciousness.
Maria de Villota was hurt while driving an MR-01 race car for the first time for the Oxfordshire-based Marussia team at Duxford airfield.
The car hit a Marussia support truck which had been used to transport it to the track.
The Spaniard, 32, is being treated at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.
Felicity Simper reports.
03 Jul 2012
- From the section UK