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F1 family: The De Villotas

Updated 1438 GMT (2238 HKT) October 11, 2013
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Former Formula One test driver Maria de Villota passed away aged 33. "It is presumed to be death by natural causes," a National Police spokeswoman said Friday. Mark Thompson/Getty Images/file
Spain's De Villota was the first female driver to join a Formula One team in 20 years. Getty Images
Maria's father Emilio de Villota is a pilot and former racing driver. He runs his own team in the Spanish Formula Three championship. Getty Images
He entered 15 Formula One races between 1976 and 1982, but qualified to start only two of them with a best finish of 13th. Getty Images