Connect with us

Uncategorized

Marussia confirm not car failure in cause of Maria de Villota’s accident

Published

on

Marussia confirmed that not any fault in their car when Maria de Villota’s testing accident at Duxford, following the incident the team decides to investigate what happened in there.

Her right eye lost and suffered facial and head injuries in the testing incident, when she crashed at slow speed in to the back of a truck as she conducted straight-line aerodynamic work. Maria De Villota is now out of sedation in hospital and able to talk to her family as she continues her recovery.

Marussia, along with investigation being conducted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), and have ruled out the car being at mistake, but are yet to offer an clarification as to what actually went mistaken.

Even though the essentials of what caused the accident have not been confirmed yet, Marussia issued a statement on Monday revealing that the crash was not caused by a failure on the car.

Marussia team Principal John Booth said: “We are satisfied that the findings of our internal investigation exclude the car as a factor in the accident. We have shared and discussed our findings with the HSE for their consideration as part of their ongoing investigation.

“This has been a necessarily thorough process in order to understand the cause of the accident. We have now concluded our investigatory work and can again focus on the priority, which continues to be Maria’s wellbeing. In that regard, we continue to support Maria and the De Villota family in any way we can.”


All material and photos are copyrighted material and owned by their respective owners. Use or depiction of images or trademarks throughout this website is for illustrative and editorial purposes only.Images come courtesy of; ferrari.com, mclaren.com, Sahara forceindiaf1.com, redbull.com, mercedesgp.com, Caterham F1, toyota, Sauber, williamsf1, lotus, Marussia, HRT, getty Images,LAT, Reuters Pictures and AP Photos.


http://www.formula1onlive.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss
Advertisement
Click to comment

2018 F1 Launch







Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment. All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media