1/13/1980 - 10/11/2013
Motorsports Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Maria de Villota
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Former Formula One test driver Maria de Villota was found dead in a hotel room in Seville on Friday, and police said it appears she died of natural causes. She was 33.
Spanish police told The Associated Press that De Villota was discovered in the Hotel Sevilla Congresos in the morning, dead "apparently from natural causes." An autopsy will be carried out.
De Villota was seriously injured last year in a crash during testing for the Marussia F1 team in England,...