Formula One test driver Maria de Villota lost her right eye after a crash yesterday and is in a critical but stable condition, her Marussia team said.
Formula One test driver Maria de Villota is conscious after sustaining what ambulance staff called “life-threatening” injuries in a collision with a team truck.
Nick Heidfeld joined the Lotus Renault GP Formula One team as a replacement for injured driver Robert Kubica .
Sebastian Vettel opened the defense of his Formula One world championship by winning the Australian Grand Prix for the first time.
Sebastian Vettel began his Formula One world championship defense where he left off last season by leading all the way from a pole-position start.
Formula One driver Robert Kubica will face additional surgery this week as his condition continues to improve after he suffered multiple fractures in a rally crash in Italy, his team said.
Lotus Renault Formula One driver Robert Kubica’s general condition is “much better,” a day after he crashed in a rally in Italy, his team said in a statement.
Jenson Button of McLaren won yesterday’s rain-disrupted Canadian Grand Prix to move into second place in the Formula One drivers’ standings as Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel slid wide and blew the lead on the last lap.
The Williams Formula One team hired Bruno Senna, the nephew of three-time champion Ayrton, who died in 1994 while racing for the team.
Lewis Hamilton ended Sebastian Vettel ’s run of Formula One wins by chasing down the championship leader to win the Chinese Grand Prix.