From: Madrid, Spain
Racing CV and achievements:
2011: 1st Test in Formula 1, Paul Ricard.
Atletico Madrid Driver in Superleague .
2010: Atletico Madrid, Superleague Formula. Best result 4th possition ( Nürburgring)
2009: Atletico Madrid, Superleague Formula. Best result 7th (Jarama)
2008: Euroseries 3000 Best result 7th possition (Spa)
2007: Spanish GT Championships (2007) Best result, 4th possition ( Estoril)
World Touring Car Championship (2006-2007) Chevrolet official driver
2005-2006: Spanish F3, Best result 3rd position (Jarama)
Ferrari European Challenge. Pole position Ferrari World Finals (Mugello)
2004: 24H DAYTONA, Gt class (Ferrari Modena, 10th possition)
2002-2005: Spanish F3 (2002-2005) Best result, 4th possition (Jerez)
2001: Spanish Formula Toyota 1300. Best result, 1st possition (Albacete, Valencia). 2nd Overall.
1996-2000: Go karts (First race, first win)
Daughter of ex F1 driver and British F1 Champion, Emilio de Villota.
Holds a Bachelors Degree in Sports Science from the European University of Madrid.
Has a senior position in the Emilio de Villota Racing Drivers school.
2009: Maria was awarded the “Silvestro del año” for best sportswoman in Madrid, presented by the Mayor of Madrid, Mr Gallardón.
2010: Maria was awarded the “Siete Estrellas de la Comunidad de Madrid” (the Seven Star Award of the Community of Madrid) as the best sportswoman, presented by the President of the Community of Madrid, Mrs Aguirre.
Guest of Honour at the Grand Prix of Spain and Europe 2009 by Telefonica and Banco Santander.
Ambassador for Atlético Madrid Foundation.
Ambassador for Women's Bureau of the Madrid Regional Community.