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Maria De Villota Found Dead in Hotel in Seville Aged 33

Former Formula 1 driver Maria de Villota has been found dead in her Seville hotel room. As reported by Radio Cadena Ser Radio and via Eurosport, the 33-year-old passed away after attempts were made to resuscitate her. De Villota’s family confirmed the news with a statement on Facebook, per Autosport: "She had to go to heaven like all angels. We are thankful to God for the extra year and a half that he left her with us." Former team Marussia also released a statement: It is with great sadness that we learned a short time ago of the news that Maria de Villota has passed away.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Maria’s family and friends at this very difficult time.
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