Monday, October 14, 2013

Maria de villota Dies Suddenly


Maria de Villota of Spain and Marussia signs autographs for fans during previews to the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Monte Carlo Circuit on May 25, 2012 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Spain's first F1 woman Maria de Villota has died suddenly at the age of 33 last Friday while in Spain to present her book Life is a Gift at a conference since cancelled due to her totally unexpected death.

You may recall that de Villota was seriously injured over one year ago when performing her very first straight-line Aero test for the Marussia F1 team where she unexpectedly careened into the tailgate of a support truck during the test and ultimately lost her right eye, hence effectively curtailing her Formula 1 aspirations...


As unfortunately it appears that Maria's sudden death from natural causes could be a lingering bi-product of her head injuries from said F1 testing accident...

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