F1 test driver's 'remarkable' recovery

Maria De Villota
Maria De Villota lost an eye after the crash Credit: PA

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.

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F1 crash driver returns home

A driver from the Marussia-Cosworth F1 team has been seriously injured after her car crashed during testing at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford in Cambridgeshire. The driver has been taken to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge.