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Marussia appoint female test driver

08 March 2012, 17:06

Russia - Formula One team Marussia have appointed Spaniard Maria De Villota, an experienced racer in women's autosport, as one of their test drivers.

A day before International Women's Day, the Russian outfit announced on Wednesday that De Villota, the daughter of former F1 driver and British Formula One Series Champion Emilio de Villota, would be joining their set-up.

John Booth, Team Principal, Marussia F1 Team, commented: "We are pleased to welcome Maria to our test driver programme, which will enable her to be integrated into a Formula One team environment and gain a vast amount of experience that will be useful to her career progression.

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