Shocked and saddened world of motorsport pays tribute to brave Maria de Villota 11 October, 2013 Maria De Villota poses for photographers at the start of the 2012 F1 season in Melbourne A sombre mood descended over the Suzuka paddock and the world of motorsport as the news of Maria de Villota's death engulfed proceedings on the first day of the Japanese Grand Prix weekend.
Shock, despair and sadness prevailed as the F1 world paid tribute to the brave survivor of a near fatal testing accident at the wheel of a Marussia in 2012.
Grand Prix 247: 'We are deeply saddened by this tragedy. Maria de Villota epitomised bravery. Her recovery from the terrible near fatal injuries incurred during a...
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