A test driver with the Banbury-based F1 Marussia Cosworth team has been seriously injured in an accident at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford.
At approximately 09.15am, the Marussia F1 Team's test driver, Maria De Villota, had an accident in the team's MR-01 race car at Duxford Airfield where she was testing the car for the first time. The accident happened at the end of her first installation run and involved an impact with the team's support truck. Maria has been transferred to hospital. Once her medical condition has been assessed, a further statement will be issued.
A Formula One car test driver from the Marussia-Cosworth team has suffered serious injuries after crashing during testing at the Imperial War Museum, at Duxford in Cambridgeshire. It's thought the car collided with a lorry. The woman driver has been taken to Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge.