Maria de Villota is currently being treated for life threatening injuries at Addenbrookes Hospital after a collision with a lorry in her F1 test vehicle at Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire. These images were published on her team Marussia F1's twitter page before the race.
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.
Maria de Villota, a test driver for the Marussia F1 team, was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after her car collided with a lorry at Duxford Airfield this morning.
The accident is said to have happened at low speed after Villota pulled off the track following a lap during which she reached speeds of about 200mph.
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.