August 23rd, 2013
Felipe Massa believes Eau Rouge is no longer a great corner despite it being one of the most famous parts of any circuit in the world. The Brazilian, winner of the 2008 Belgian Grand Prix, believes that current Formula 1 cars mean it is less of a challenge for drivers. “When I started in Formula 1 with the V10 it was always a more difficult corner to do,” he said
August 22nd, 2013
Felipe Massa insists he does not care about speculation over his Ferrari future.
August 6th, 2013
Felipe Massa accepts he must raise his game in order to avoid being axed by Ferrari at the end of the current Formula 1 season.
July 28th, 2013
Felipe Massa does not believe that Romain Grosjean should have been penalised for his bold passing move at Turn 4 during the Hungarian Grand Prix . The Lotus driver made a brave move on Massa on the outside of the fast left-hander, but was ultimately given a drive-through penalty when stewards deemed he had all four wheels on the outside of the white line that defines the track limits.
July 22nd, 2013
Felipe Massa believes that better consistency rather than speed is the key to him securing his Formula 1 future with Ferrari. The Brazilian had a strong start to the campaign, but has suffered a spate of accidents and incidents in recent events to cast fresh doubts over his place at the team next year.
July 10th, 2013
Ferrari will not hurry a decision on who lines up alongside Fernando Alonso for the 2014 Formula 1 season, president Luca di Montezemolo insists. While Alonso came within four points of securing last year’s world championship, and is in contention once again this season, team-mate Felipe Massa’s form has fluctuated wildly
July 9th, 2013
Felipe Massa has Ferrari’s full support in spite of the Brazilian’s recent run of disappointing results, according to team boss Stefano Domenicali. After a promising start to the season, Massa has scored just 12 points in the last four grands prix, having been involved in several incidents
July 7th, 2013
Felipe Massa put his early spin in the German Grand Prix down to driver error, but says it was a gearbox problem that ended his race. The Ferrari driver spun at the first corner while running sixth on lap four. “I braked at the end of the straight and locked the rear wheels,” Massa said.
June 30th, 2013
Felipe Massa believes Formula 1 drivers were lucky to escape more serious accidents after what he labelled a dangerous situation with the tyres in the British Grand Prix. Ferrari driver Massa suffered one of the five blow-outs seen on track, with Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and McLaren’s Sergio Perez saying the situation was unacceptable .
June 28th, 2013
Felipe Massa is confident that he will remain in Formula 1 next year, even though he has no guarantees of a new Ferrari contract.
June 17th, 2013
Felipe Massa believes Formula 1′s return to fast venues like Silverstone will help Ferrari get back on terms with Red Bull. The recent venues of Monaco and Montreal have not played to the strengths of the Ferrari package, and Massa’s team-mate Fernando Alonso has lost ground to Sebastian Vettel in the drivers’ championship. But rather than feel that the last two outings are an indication that Ferrari’s development push has stalled, Massa thinks that the next few races will show that the Maranello outfit can still deliver the form that has helped it win two races so far this year
October 26th, 2012
An incorrect setting on his Ferrari caused Felipe Massa to struggle with its handling during second practice for the Indian Grand Prix. The Brazilian, who had been seventh quickest in the morning, spun several times during the second session and was unable to set a proper laptime after damaging his tyres. Massa finished down in 15th position, 1.5 seconds off team-mate Fernando Alonso