According to reports, the F1 executive was killed by her husband after he discovered her in bed with a'mistress'
An F1 driver's husband allegedly killed her after discovering her mistress at their home, according to new information.
After finding her in bed with her mistress, her husband shot her to death, according to reports.
At her home in Gouvy, Belgium, Nathalie Maillet, 51, the CEO of the Spa-Francorchamps F1 racetrack, was found dead.
Her husband Franz Dubois confronted Maillet while she was at home with her mistress Ann Lawrence Durviaux, 53.
Dubois then allegedly got out a revolver and shot both women before killing himself...
'At 00:10, the deaths of two women and a man were discovered by the police in a residence in Gouvy,' the public prosecutor said in a statement.
When the male guy shot both women — including his wife — he then shot himself."
When Maillet took over as general manager of Spa-Francorchamps in 2016, he was responsible for the circuit's renovation.
He was also well-known in motorsports as a team owner and as the co-founder of the VW Fun Cup series, among other accomplishments.
Police alerted Gouvy Mayor Veronique Leonard at 2.30 a.m. that there had been a double murder and suicide in the house.
From the motorsport community, Maillet received a flood of condolences.
I send my condolences to Nathalie's family and friends, including her teammates, stated Melchior Wathelet, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps.
My heart breaks for the Circuit team, and I express my profound sympathies on behalf of the whole Board of Directors."
The loss of a great lady, a motorsports fan, and a true leader will be greatly felt today. We all looked up to Nathalie since she had become the face of the circuit."
Also, the governing body of Formula One, the FIA, has expressed its sympathies for Maillet's death.
"The FIA is very grieved by the terrible loss of Nathalie Maillet," said a statement from the organization.
While serving as the Circuit of Spa-Francorchamps' Chief Executive Officer, Nathalie oversaw considerable improvements to the renowned racetrack, which is home to a number of international championships.
Our condolences go out to her family and friends on behalf of the whole motorsport community.
According to reports, forensics teams and ballistics experts are analyzing the crime site.