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Crash injuries 'killed F1 driver'

Maria de Villota's family say doctors told them the Formula One driver died as a direct consequence of the testing accident she was involved in last year. The 33-year-old was found dead in a hotel Seville on Friday.

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Formula 1 teams lead tributes to test driver De Villota

Formula 1 racing teams Red Bull and Sauber have issued tributes to test driver Maria de Villota, who has died at the age of 33.

Sauber tweeted: "We are shocked to hear about the death of María de Villota. Our sincerest condolences and sympathy to her family for this tragic loss."

Christian Horner, team principal of Red Bull, said: "We were extremely saddened to learn of the loss of Maria de Villota.

"On behalf of everyone in the team, we send our sincere condolences to Maria’s family at this difficult time"

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