Former Marussia test driver Maria de Villota has been found dead in her hotel room in Seville, her family have confirmed.Initial reports state that emergency services were called to the 33-year-old's hotel room at 7am on Friday morning but were unable to revive her.
It's understood that Maria was in the city to give a lecture ahead of the upconing publication of her autobiography.
A statement released by de Villota's family on Maria's facebook page read:
'Dear friends: Maria is gone. She had to go to heaven and all the angels. We thank God for the year and a half more that he left us. Signed. Family Villota'
The daughter of former F1 driver Emilio de Villota, the Spaniard was appointed...
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