Formula One mourns de Villota death

Formula One teams and circuits have been paying tribute to former Formula One test driver María de Villota after the 33-year-old was found dead in a hotel room in the Spanish city of Seville.

Norfolk-based Lotus Cars and Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire were among those offering their condolences.


We are shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of María de Villota. Our sincere condolences to her family.


We are so very sad to hear about the passing of Maria de Villota this morning, our thoughts are with her family and friends


F1 Test driver death

Former Formula One test driver Maria de Villota has died at the age of 33.