Maria de Villota has lost her right eye and remains in a “critical but stable condition”, following her crash in testing at Duxford Airfield yesterday.
When news broke of Liam Doran’s huge accident at the Nürburgring last week, we naturally feared for the worst. Liam’s 600+ bhp Nissan GT-R had left the circuit and backed into the tyre barrier. The car was a write-off, but thankfully Liam walked away with just a few cuts and bruises to show for his ordeal.
Proof, if ever it were needed, that the car industry makes the best ads – Hyundai’s new TV spot for the Veloster is the second this year to feature the Grim Reaper and continues the trend started by Mercedes in showing how technology can be used to cheat death.
Comedian Rowan Atkinson was involved in an accident whilst driving his McLaren F1 supercar yesterday evening, colliding with a road traffic sign on the A605 at Haddon, near Peterborough.
Lotus Renault driver Robert Kubica is undergoing surgery on multiple fractures after suffering a high-speed accident while competing in the Ronde di Andora Rally in Italy. The 26-year-old Pole is said to be in a stable condition after surgery and although his injuries weren’t life-threatening, it is unlikely that Kubica will be fit by the time the 2011 F1 season begins on March 13th.
Three Tesla Motors employees die in tragic plane crash
The PGA star crashed his Cadillac Escalade in the early hours of this morning.
“It’s incredible to think that Jari-Matti Latvala walked away from this huge crash at the weekend in Portugal completely unhurt…his co-driver too.” – Rogan
No bridges were harmed in the making of this movie. Apparently. In fact we’d say it was 6-0 to the bridge.
The place – last week’s Bettega Memorial Rallysprint in Bologna, Italy. The driver – Petter Solberg, 2003 WRC champion as he performed a parade lap for the crowd. But it looks like he got a little carried away with the moment and decided to demonstrate his stunt driving skills too..
We’re glad he came away from this incident unhurt, so let’s hope we see Petter back ‘inside’ a WRC car in the near future.