Maria, 1st female F1 racer, dies

January 2016, Obituaries

In Brief:


Maria Teresa de Filippis, the first woman to race in Formula One, has died at the age of 89. Formula One made the announcement on its website on Saturday without providing a cause of death. De Filippis made three starts for the Maserati team in 1958, finishing 10th at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium for her best result. 

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