Felipe Massa

  • Pitstop blunder ruins Felipe Massa's race at Chinese Grand Prix 20-04-2014 10:29 PM

    A frustrated Felipe Massa was left ruing a pitstop blunder by his Williams team that left him out of the points in Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix. The Brazilian had qualified in a season best sixth on Saturday and was racing the top five cars when he came into...
  • Valtteri Bottas frustrated after Felipe Massa defies Williams order 30-03-2014 11:09 PM

    Williams Chief Operations Engineer Rod Nelson said the team felt Bottas had fresher tyres than Button and would have been able to challenge the Briton better than Massa, whose rising engine temperature was causing concern. The Brazilian didn't see it that way and said he had been surprised to hear...
  • Massa stands by decision to ignore team orders at Malaysian GP 30-03-2014 04:46 PM

    Sepang: Williams driver Felipe Massa stood by his decision to ignore team orders to let teammate Valtteri Bottas pass him in the closing stages of Sunday's Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, saying the team should recognise that he has his own interests to pursue in the drivers' championship. Massa was...
  • Hamilton on top on final day of F1 testing 02-03-2014 11:55 PM

    Formula One teams wrapped up pre-season testing in Bahrain on Sunday with Lewis Hamilton on top of the timesheets and his Mercedes team looking clear favourites for the opener in Australia on March 16. The 2008 world champion completed 70 laps of the Sakhir circuit and ended the final day...
  • Felipe Massa on top for Williams, Sebastian Vettel sidelined 02-03-2014 10:27 AM

    Brazilian Felipe Massa put Williams on top on the penultimate day of pre-season testing in Bahrain on Saturday while Red Bull's quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel failed to complete a lap. Massa, who moved from Ferrari at the end of last year, completed 99 laps in the Mercedes-powered FW36 car...
  • Doctors give up hope of reviving F1 legend Schumacher from coma: report 25-02-2014 04:17 PM

    Doctors treating Formula One legend Michael Schumacher have reportedly given up on their attempts to bring the five-time world champion out of 'artificial coma'. According to a report in the German magazine Focus, doctors at the University Hospital of Grenoble in France have run out of options after repeated efforts...
  • Smedley follows Massa to Williams F1 team 25-02-2014 03:23 PM

    London: Former Ferrari race engineer Rob Smedley is following Brazilian driver Felipe Massa to the Williams Formula One team, where he will take on the new role of head of vehicle performance. Williams said on Tuesday that Smedley, whose radio conversations with Massa during races have made him an F1...
  • Felipe Massa upbeat about Williams' potential 12-02-2014 09:05 AM

    Sao Paulo: The solid performance by the Williams team in early testing has left Felipe Massa upbeat about the new Formula One season. The Brazilian driver had the second-best time in last month's tests at Jerez and said the "good start" could play to his advantage when the season gets...
  • Felipe Massa leaves Ferrari with an engine and a promise 15-12-2013 09:23 PM

    Felipe Massa has left Ferrari with a V8 engine in his luggage and a promise to be less accommodating to Fernando Alonso in future. The 32-year-old Brazilian, who is moving to Williams next season after eight years at Ferrari, attended a Christmas lunch at the Italian Formula One team's Maranello...
  • Felipe Massa signs off from Ferrari in frustration 25-11-2013 10:09 AM

    Sao Paulo: Felipe Massa cursed race stewards for ruining his Ferrari farewell in front of his home fans at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday. The Sao Paulo driver had gone from ninth on the starting grid to fourth, with every chance of team-mate Fernando Alonso handing him third as...
  • Ferrari boss predicts emotional farewell for Massa 20-11-2013 09:17 AM

    Sao Paulo: Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali has urged Felipe Massa to find a "little bit extra" in a bid to win Sunday's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix in front of his home fans, Xinhua reported. The race at Sao Paulo's Interlagos circuit will also be Massa's final appearance for the...
  • Felipe Massa ready to be a leader at Williams 11-11-2013 10:53 PM

    Williams might be seen as a step down for Felipe Massa after eight years at Ferrari but he sees it more as a chance to step up and become a leader, as well as following in the footsteps of illustrious compatriots. The little Brazilian has been a loyal sidekick to...
  • Massa replaces Maldonado at Williams 11-11-2013 09:03 PM

    Brazilian Felipe Massa will replace Venezuelan driver Pastor Maldonado at Williams next season after signing a multi-year contract, the Formula One team announced on Monday. Finland's Valtteri Bottas will remain as the former champions' other driver. "When I was a kid I always dreamed about racing for Ferrari, Williams or...
  • Ferrari pay tribute to departing Felipe Massa 11-11-2013 09:00 AM

    Felipe Massa said farewell to thousands of Ferrari fans in Italy on Sunday and received a trophy nearly as tall as him to celebrate his time with the Formula One team. "I've been lucky, I have had a great career with Ferrari, longer than I had ever dreamed of at...
  • Nico Hulkenberg frontrunner to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus 26-10-2013 10:11 AM

    Greater Noida: Nico Hulkenberg is Lotus's number one choice to replace Kimi Raikkonen next season with Frenchman Romain Grosjean under contract and set to be retained as the other driver, team principal Eric Boullier said on Friday. The Frenchman told a news conference at the Indian Grand Prix that Grosjean's...
  • Interview: Hulkenberg and Massa top the Lotus list 10-10-2013 06:19 PM

    Suzuka: Nico Hulkenberg and Felipe Massa are the frontrunners to replace Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus next season but the team must first secure fresh investment, principal Eric Boullier said on Thursday. "Hulkenberg and Massa are the two drivers you have to consider because of their experience and profile," the Frenchman...
  • Jenson Button raises questions while Felipe Massa dodges them 18-09-2013 09:51 PM

    Singapore: Felipe Massa dodged questions about his Formula One future on Wednesday while Jenson Button wondered whether Ferrari would really be a stronger team when Kimi Raikkonen replaces the Brazilian next season. Ferrari announced last week that Massa would leave the team at the end of the season, after eight...
  • Ferrari in the spotlight ahead of Singapore Grand Prix 18-09-2013 05:10 PM

    Singapore: Formula One arrives in Singapore this week for the annual night race with Sebastian Vettel careering toward a fourth-straight championship and with attention turning toward the combustible situation at Ferrari. Vettel's win in the previous two races at Belgium and Italy has put the Red Bull driver 53 points...
  • Raikkonen exit puts Lotus top of vacancy list 12-09-2013 09:00 AM

    London: Lotus can take time to announce a replacement for Kimi Raikkonen because they are now the Formula One team with the most sought after driver vacancy, team principal Eric Boullier said on Wednesday. Champions Red Bull and their main rivals Mercedes and Ferrari have now finalised their 2014 lineups,...
  • Kimi Raikkonen to join Ferrari for 2014 F1 season 11-09-2013 06:05 PM

    London: Kimi Raikkonen will race for Ferrari next season after agreeing a two-year deal that takes the 2007 Formula One world champion back to the glamour team he left in 2009. Ferrari said in a statement that the 33-year-old Finnish 'Iceman', currently competing for Lotus, will replace Brazilian Felipe Massa...
  • Massa announces departure from Ferrari 11-09-2013 09:24 AM

    Felipe Massa said on Tuesday that he will leave Ferrari at the end of the Formula One season. The move opens a path for Kimi Raikkonen to rejoin the Italian team as the new partner for Fernando Alonso. Massa used his Twitter account to post the announcement with a message...
  • Ferrari fined for jumping red light 06-09-2013 11:31 PM

    Monza: Ferrari were fined 10,000 euros at their home Italian Formula One Grand Prix on Friday after Felipe Massa jumped a red light at the pit lane exit at the end of first practice. Race stewards said the Brazilian had crossed the white line at the exit under a red...
  • Ferrari dampen hopes of Monza announcement 30-08-2013 11:42 PM

    London: Ferrari have dampened hopes of a driver announcement at their home Italian Grand Prix next week, saying nothing was on the horizon. "I'm sorry to disappoint all those with feverish imaginations, who are awaiting Monza in trepidation," the Formula One team's anonymous 'Horse Whisperer' said in a column on...
  • Felipe Massa needs to show Ferrari results 29-08-2013 09:06 AM

    London: Ferrari would be happy to retain Felipe Massa next season but the Brazilian has to deliver the results, team principal Stefano Domenicali said on Wednesday. Massa's contract expires at the end of the season and his place at Formula One's most successful and glamorous team has again been called...
  • Kimi Raikkonen to replace Felipe Massa at Ferrari? 14-08-2013 07:28 PM

    Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen is all set to replace Felipe Massa at Ferrari in the 2014 season, according to reports from Finnish newspaper Ilta-Sanomat. The 2007 world champion's contract with Lotus ends at the end of the year, and he has been heavily linked to replace Mark Webber at Red...
  • Felipe Massa looks for 'revival' in Hungary 26-07-2013 10:34 AM

    Budapest: Ferrari driver Felipe Massa will look for a revival at the Hungarian Grand Prix that will help him safeguard his future with Ferrari. "I know what I have to do," said a determined Massa, who suffered life-threatening head injuries during qualifying at Budapest four years ago. The 32-year-old driver...
  • Ferrari reaffirms support for Massa 11-07-2013 01:09 PM

    Maranello: Ferrari's president has insisted Felipe Massa has "our total confidence" despite the Brazilian driver's recent struggles which have included crashes in several recent races. On a visit this week to the company's headquarters Massa met with Ferrari president Luca Di Montezemolo, who told him he was encouraged by his...
  • Ferrari assure Felipe Massa of their support 10-07-2013 11:41 PM

    Ferrari have assured Felipe Massa of their support after the Brazilian scored only 12 points from his last four Formula One races. After nine grands prix, Massa has 57 points to team mate Fernando Alonso's 123. "Felipe is fully aware he can count on our total confidence in him," Ferrari...