F1 test driver crash duxford aerodrome

F1 testing is being carried out at duxford in cambridgeshire nine months after a test driver lost an eye in a crash. Pages in category duxford aerodrome this category contains only the following page. Oct 14, 20 it has since been revealed that the spanish driver passed away from injuries sustained during her horror crash last year while testing marussias f1 car at duxford aerodrome in the u. Private and executive aircraft at duxford aerodrome. Her car crashed into a stationary truck at the end of a test run when it had just returned to the service area. Her car collided with a stationary truck at the end of a test run when it had just returned to the service. She suffered serious head and facial injuries in the crash and underwent a lengthy surgical procedure at addenbrookes hospital in cambridge. Jules bianchis crash in the japanese grand prix reminds us. Oct 06, 2014 jules bianchis crash in the japanese grand prix reminds us formula one is an inherently dangerous sport it may be 20 years since senna and ratzenbergers fatalities, but the frenchmans accident. A spanish f1 test driver who lost an eye after a horrific crash in england has spoken for the first time about her ordeal.

This month marks the 70th anniversary of one of duxfords most tragic events the crash of a visiting b17 of the 95th bomb group, which killed 14 men. It has since been revealed that the spanish driver passed away from injuries sustained during her horror crash last year while testing marussias f1 car at duxford aerodrome in the u. Spanish test driver recalls uk crash ordeal olive press. Last year, the spanish driver crashed at duxford aerodrome, while test driving for the marussia f1 team. This thought first popped into my head when i saw the news, but for a straight line test it seems like it must of been a pure accident. Oct 11, 20 the 33yearold driver lost her right eye in a horrific crash last july during her first test for the marussia f1 team. F1 drivers lifethreatening injuries after freak crash the independent. The spanish racer suffered serious facial and head injuries during a. The spanish racer suffered serious facial and head injuries during a straightline test for maurssia last year. Female f1 driver forced into lethal crash when her test cars. Weve been back through the 78th fighter groups records to add some different perspectives to this wellrecorded incident. Duxford aerodrome imperial war museum aircraft, airfields.

In 2002, trainee pilot gary clark was killed when the brakes failed when landing his plane at duxford. Duxford is situated in cambridgeshire next to the m11 motorway. As a member of the ferrari driver academy, bianchi was frequently speculated to be in the running for a ferrari formula 1 drive, which could well have happened if not for his fatal injury. Duxfords dramatic air crash history cambridgeshire live. Former arc engineer kevin george francis was awarded the queens gallantry medal in the new years honours list january 1st 2009 for his bravery in rescuing the pilot of canadair silver star t33an 21261gtbrd in september 2006 when he was an engineer passenger flying spanner in it, as it crashed on departure from duxford enroute to the.

The legal action brought by the widow on behalf of herself and their children was due to be heard in the high court this week. Carmen jorda, lotus f1 team development driver women. This relates to the l39 which went off the airfield onto the m11 and in which the pilot doing conversion training ejected and was killed 2002. Apr 26, 20 f1 testing is being carried out at duxford in cambridgeshire nine months after a test driver lost an eye in a crash. The 33year olds body was today discovered in spain, where she was promoting her. The 33yearold driver lost her right eye in a horrific crash last july during her first test for the marussia f1 team. The airfield is owned by the imperial war museum iwm and is the site of the imperial war museum duxford and the american air museum. A woman formula one test driver was seriously injured in a horror crash. Accident lockheed t33 silver star mk 3 gtbrd, 06 sep 2006. Bianchi was ferraris test and reserve driver in 2011 and fulfilled the same role for force india in 2012 before making his f1 race debut in 20 for marussia. Marussia driver suffers major injuries in testing crash racecar. Media in category duxford aerodrome the following 61 files are in this category, out of 61 total.

She suffered severe head and facial injuries after losing control of the car. The 33yearold spaniard lost an eye and fractured her skull when she crashed into a truck at duxford aerodrome in cambridgeshire on july 3 last year. Oct 11, 20 last year, the spanish driver crashed at duxford aerodrome, while test driving for the marussia f1 team. F1 test driver s family believe that her sudden dead was linked to 2012 accident. The 33yearold spaniard lost an eye and fractured her skull when she crashed into a truck at duxford. One of those strange unexpected events historic duxford. She lost her right eye in a crash at the duxford aerodrome on. I mean shes raced ok in superleague formula where the cars are about 14 seconds a lap slower round monza than f1 cars but they do have 750 bhp and has already done a test in a f1 car as you said.

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