Maria De Villota, the Marussia Formula One test driver who suffered serious injuries in a crash at Duxford Airfield is making a 'remarkable' recovery.
Just eight days on from the accident she is awake and speaking to her family, who are at her bedside.
Marussia F1 say Maria has been making 'small but significant steps' and that medical assessments are ongoing to monitor Maria’s improving condition.
A Formula One Team whose car was involved in a crash on Duxford Airfield has completed a detailed investigation into the accident.
The Marussia F1 team have confirmed that their driver Maria De Villota has lost an eye after a crash during testing at Duxford
An F1 test driver injured during a testing session in Cambridgeshire this morning is said to be conscious and undergoing medical assessment.