Felipe Massa has drawn on his possess collision ruin in charity his support to Maria De Villota.
Marussia reliable on Wednesday that exam motorist De Villota had mislaid her right eye and was now in a “critical though stable” condition during Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge following Tuesday’s pile-up during Duxford Airfield.
De Villota compulsory around 12 hours of medicine after a occurrence in that her automobile went into a tailgate of a support truck.
Massa can have magnetism with De Villota’s predicament as it was 3 years ago he was concerned in his possess collision that roughly cost him his life.
In a Brazilian’s case, a weird unfolding saw a open work lax from a automobile of compatriot Rubens Barrichello and strike him on a helmet in subordinate for a Hungarian Grand Prix.
Massa was knocked unconscious, ensuing in him ploughing nose initial into a separator in his Ferrari.
Massa afterwards underwent medicine around his left eye and compulsory a insertion of a titanium image to strengthen his skull.
Whilst Massa done a full recovery, 32-year-old Spaniard De Villota will never competition again competitively given a detriment of her eye.
But around his Twitter comment and referring to his possess experiences, Massa said: “My thoughts are for Maria and her family.
“I urge God to assistance her during this time. Don’t give adult Maria and consider positive! As we did after my incident!!!!!”
Team-mate Fernando Alonso was one of a initial drivers on Tuesday to offer his sympathy, and a double universe champion did so again on Wednesday.
Alonso tweeted: “More support than ever to my co-worker Maria De Villota. Want to give we all a appetite in a world. We are tighten to you!”
Even tennis’ universe series dual Rafael Nadal assimilated in a carol of support as he said: “Maria we wish we redeem soon, we contingency be clever and we wish to see we behind as shortly as possible.”
The tweets were demonstrative of a view being offering De Villota, her family and a group as a whole.
Caterham’s Heikki Kovalainen attempted to demeanour on a certain as a Finn said: “The categorical thing is she is alive.
“It was a weird accident, a terrible accident, though it could have been worse. It is formidable now, though we have to try to demeanour for a positives.
“I am certain she will lift by and hopefully she gets a support, as we am certain she will, from a Formula One family.
“The Formula One universe is utterly supportive and essential in these incidents. Everybody is racing hard, though nobody wishes anything like that on people.
“I am certain she will be looked after and her family will be looked after.
“I am certain they have a best probable care, best probable collection for liberation and everybody is wishing her a best.”
De Villota, who assimilated Marussia as a exam motorist in March, was holding partial in her initial exam for a team, a straightline aero during a aged Second World War site.
De Villota had only finished her initial designation run when a collision occurred, that has naturally resulted in a launch of an inner review as to a cause.
Team principal John Booth added: “We have embarked on a really extensive research of what happened and this work continues for a moment.”
For now, a over-riding regard within a group forward of this weekend’s British Grand Prix will centre on De Villota.
Booth said: “Maria’s caring and a wellbeing of her family sojourn the priority during this time.”