Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa - the famous Brazilian racing driver, pilot team Ferrari. His career began avtogoschika weight in eight years. His first victory in the fall speeches in karting. His first season in this type of racing, he finished in fourth place high enough. During this period the Brazilian decided to link their fate with the racing. During the next seven years served Mass karting championships. In 1998, Masa participated in Formula Chevrolet. The first season was not particularly effective. And next season, he won. In 2000, Masa have had the opportunity to speak in Formula 3, but he preferred EvroFormulu 3000. This decision was his lucky star. He won the championship. After the resounding victory of the mass was invited to the team Sauber in Formula 1 as a test pilot, and soon became the main pilot. Weight immediately established itself as a racer with the character. He could act simply brilliant, then make obvious mistakes. By the mass has a rather short temper. During his debut season he scored 4 points, but managed to be noted by a major scandal at the Grand Prix of Italy in the incident with Pedro de la Rossa. Because of its uneven for the next season the Brazilian left without a place in the team. Felipe spent a year as test driver at Ferrari, where the gained experience. After working on my mistakes, Massa returned to Sauber in 2004 and remained in that command until 2006 when, when he was invited to the main driver in a Ferrari as a team-mate Michael Schumacher. Massa started the season well in Bahrain, even ahead of Michael Schumacher. However, experience has shown that from his mistakes, he does not get rid of turns. Throughout the season he had a huge number of flights, turns and bolides even broken. But the fans realized that the masses already formed a driving style and began to accept these mistakes is normal. Felipe Massa has a large number of fans, both in Brazil and other countries. Become a world champion at the Mass was a chance in 2008. He struggled with Lewis Hamilton of McLaren team. By the end of the season they went on an equal footing. Still, Massa made more errors than Hamilton that did not give him the opportunity to get the title. Weight lost only one point. Tragic for the pilot began in 2009. During the Grand Prix of Hungary, an unpleasant incident. In the driver's head hit the spring on the car and broke his skull. After a complicated surgery, weight regained consciousness and is in rehabilitation. However, the season he was unable to continue. In the 2010 season Felipe Massa will also serve as part of Ferrari.
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Formula 1

2017-07-29 14:14:03

Paul di Resta will replace Felipe Massa

Paul di Resta will replace Felipe Massa

Reserve pilot Williams Paul di Resta will take the place of Felipe Massa during qualifying and the race in Hungary.Even after Friday practice Weight complained of feeling unwell. On Saturday morning doctors examined him and allowed to participate in Saturday's practice. Felipe had 12 laps, after which he stated that he would not be able to compete in qualifying. The team urgently reconfigures the machine under high Paul di Resta.On account of di Resta 58 Grand Prix. In 2011-2013, he played for Force India. The best result in the race - 4th place.

2017-07-28 22:44:03

Felipe Massa It was a normal Friday

Felipe Massa It was a normal Friday

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa at the Grand Prix of Hungary showed only 15-th result.Felipe Massa "It was a typical Friday, we were just trying to understand the tyres and car working on this difficult road. It is a pity that we have not shown a good time by the end of the day, but we just need to understand, to draw conclusions and to try out new settings on Saturday morning".

2017-07-27 11:24:03

Felipe Massa In Hungary the fans love me

Felipe Massa In Hungary the fans love me

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said that he loves being in Hungary in front of the stands, jam-Packed with his fans.Felipe Massa "Hungary is always a pleasure to speak. This is a place that is very important to me, because of fans and because of what happened here after my accident. I have here just a huge support of all fans. I love this place and always enjoy going back to Budapest. The race here is very interesting."On account of the mass of the 13 races in Hungary. Best result - 4th place in 2010. In 2008 Felipe was in the lead, but went down because of engine failure, three laps from the finish. In qualifying 2009 spring hit the helmet of the Brazilian, why he missed the rest of the season.

2017-07-16 21:44:03

Felipe Massa I am very happy with my race

Felipe Massa I am very happy with my race

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa finished in Silverstone 10th and earned one point.Felipe Massa "I'm definitely satisfied with the race after starting from 14th position. I had a good start and already after the first round was 10. Probably the most difficult part of the race was at the end when I had to Tinker with the pilots Force India. I was faster but maybe not fast enough to be able to overtake.I'm still unhappy with the results of qualification. When you start from such a low position, the situation is much more complicated. If the start was from higher places, and points could be much more. Unfortunately, starting from 14th place did not allow us to do this, but I'm still happy with my race. We just need to make sure that our starting position will be better in the next race".

2017-07-15 17:14:02

Qualifying score after ten stages

Stoffel vandorn for the first time in the season managed to beat a partner in McLaren's Fernando Alonso and Daniil Kvyat equalized with a partner in the Toro Rosso.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 6-4Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 7-3Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 4-6Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 9-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 9-1McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 8-1Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 5-5Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 9-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 6-4Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 2-6.

2017-07-15 12:34:04

Felipe Massa Good Friday

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa in the practice of the British Grand Prix showed the 8th result.Felipe Massa "It was a normal Friday, without any issues that we had in Austria. Everything worked fine and I was happy with the balance of the car. We were able to get everything to work already in the first round. I am pleased that the problems with the car. The car is competitive. Friday it was exactly as it should pass".

2017-07-09 18:04:03

Felipe Massa It was a great race, considering qualification

Felipe Massa It was a great race, considering qualification

After a disastrous qualifying both pilots Williams could earn points Felipe Massa finished 9th, lance Stroll - 10. Felipe Massa "After yesterday it was a great race. We spent an incredible start, worked a lot with tires. It was awesome. There were problems, but we coped with everything pretty well. Speed was, but I was not able to overtake Kevin. The race was good, the team is pleased with the result.A lot could happen, such as the departure of the safety car. But this did not happen, and therefore not able to implement my strategy. If not for the start of the Software, then I could achieve more due to the greater speed in the first part of the race distance, but who knew that today's race will be quite clear."Lance Stroll "I was back in glasses. That's good. We had a good race after a nasty training. We were able to achieve the maximum from the start, this was the key to this result. We are very pleased to be able to finish in glasses, but we could fight for fifth and sixth places, if not the problem on Saturday".

2017-07-08 22:24:03

Qualifying score after nine stages

After nine qualifications in the five teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots, while four teams, including Toro Rosso, the score is almost equal.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 5-4Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 7-2Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 4-5Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 8-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 8-1McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 8-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 4-5Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 8-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 5-4Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 2-5.

2017-07-08 16:54:05

Felipe Massa I couldn't get to work the rubber

On the basis of qualifications in Austria Felipe Massa was the best of the pilots Williams, but it showed only the 17th time - this is the worst result for the British team in 2013.Felipe Massa "It's really a complete failure for the team that in the last race fought for the victory. Very strange, but I couldn't get to work the rubber. I can not understand that became the reason of such poor performance of the tires. Tomorrow is a new day maybe something will change, but today we are unable to fight for good results.Lance Stroll has qualified 18th. lance Stroll "Very disappointing for the team because we failed to show any speed. Maybe tomorrow we will achieve more, but today it was a complete failure. We were unable to find a balance for this track. We spent on the search settings all Friday and Saturday morning, but it gave nothing. While it is necessary to be content with little".

2017-07-08 10:44:03

Claire Williams We are ready to leave the Ground for the season-2018

Claire Williams We are ready to leave the Ground for the season-2018

Deputy head Williams Claire Williams acknowledged that the team is ready to sign a contract with Felipe Massa, which before the canadian Grand Prix single-handedly earned points for the stables.Claire Williams "I see no reasons that can stop it. We were lucky that Felipe decided to return to the us this year. It works very well, earning points and helping lance to progress.His experience came in very handy since joining the team Paddy Lowe. Two of them are actively discussing the development of the machine. Therefore, if we are talking about the next season it will be his decision. If he feels motivated enough to continue, we will be happy to sign a new contract."Weight acts in Formula 1 since 2002. Williams Brazilian came in 2014.

2017-07-07 21:04:04

Felipe Massa For the team Friday turned out to be difficult

Felipe Massa For the team Friday turned out to be difficult

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa in Friday practice for the Austrian Grand Prix showed 14-th result.Felipe Massa "we definitely Friday it was not in the best way. We struggled with the balance of the car. The car behaved quite differently at low speeds and at high. The balance at some point changed dramatically. I'm just unhappy with the balance. We definitely have some work to do before tomorrow. I really hope that we will be able to achieve greater speed on a single rapid circle. Want to look more competitive in qualifying".

2017-07-02 15:04:04

Felipe Massa Now I'm totally happy

Felipe Massa Now I'm totally happy

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa admitted that he is ready to pursue a career in the British team and in the season of 2018.Felipe Massa "Yeah, I like it. The continuation of a career was a big decision in my life, but I really love my job which makes me happy.I'm with a team that loves me very much and respects, and she listens to me. It makes me happy, and that's what I wantEverything is going well, I feel very competitive, because I like the car, which I fly. I like the new rules. For my style of aerobatics it fits just perfect. The only thing you need to understand is luck. It says that I am ready to continue".

2017-07-01 14:04:05

Sergio Perez prepares to become a father

Sergio Perez prepares to become a father

Chancha newspaper reports that the friend of the pilot Force India Sergio Perez due to give birth in early 2018.Sergio Perez "I never talk about my personal life, but now very happy. More delightful emotions I had never experienced before. It is a great blessing".In Formula 1 fathers today are Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen, Romain Grosjean and Felipe Massa.

2017-06-26 12:04:06

Felipe Massa I could fight for the victory

Felipe Massa I could fight for the victory

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa out of the race for his promising race in Baku.Felipe Massa "I'm so disappointed The race was just great. I overtook the car, and I had a really good pace.After the restart the car was shaking on the line, I lost speed and the other cars easily swept past. I couldn't take the turns as something vibrated violently. We were able today to achieve a double podium in this race, we can fight for the victory.I Strolla congratulations with the first podium I'm so happy for him and his success".

2017-06-24 22:14:04

Felipe Massa is Not very good for me

Felipe Massa is Not very good for me

Felipe Massa showed in qualifying Grand Prix of Azerbaijan of 9-th result. For the first time this season he lost a partner in Williams lance Stroll.Felipe Massa "It's not a very good result for me. We struggled trying to get the tyres to work. I just continued to block the front tires and struggled trying to get into the corners. The car was well tuned, but on worn tires it behaves more stable than fresh. The red flag didn't help us, so my qualification was a failure.I am very pleased with lance, as he did a great job. A good lap time. Today he was in good shape, and he managed to get the tyres to work effectively.Now we need to concentrate and to put everything together before the upcoming race. I'm really looking forward to the start, and I am sure that the result tomorrow will be better than today".

2017-06-24 21:04:02

Qualifying score after the eight stages

After eight qualifications in the five teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots, and the two teams score equal.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 5-3Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 6-2Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-5Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 7-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 7-1McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 7-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 4-4Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 7-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 4-4Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 1-5.

2017-06-23 21:24:05

Felipe Massa a good day in a good car

Felipe Massa a good day in a good car

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa was pleased with the results practices Grand Prix of Azerbaijan, where he showed 11-th result.Felipe Massa "It was a good day, and I'm happy with the car. Unfortunately, I was unable to put together a quick lap on fresh tyres because of traffic and yellow flags. However, I am satisfied with the balance, I am satisfied with the pace of the machine on long series of circles. Small errors that we did today, are not a big problem, because we did not hurt.Tomorrow we will have combat skills, because the tempo of competitors to our level. But we will try to fight for a good starting position".

2017-06-21 15:04:02

Felipe Massa is looking forward to returning to Baku

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa has shared his memories of last year's race in Baku, which had the status of European Grand Prix.Felipe Massa "I am really looking forward to returning to this beautiful country, such a unique race track, which is located in the heart of the city. There are a lot of 90 corners, as well as a huge high-speed direct start-finish. Last year we had a double finish in the points zone, so after my meeting in Canada I very much hope that we will be able to add".A year ago Massa finished in Baku on 10-m.

2017-06-19 08:04:04

Felipe Massa Ecclestone is a genius, but the world has changed

Felipe Massa Ecclestone is a genius, but the world has changed

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa believes that Bernie really had to go.Felipe Massa "don't get me wrong, I think Bernie Ecclestone is a genius. But the world has changed. Despite his brilliance, I think that Bernie does not fully understand all the current trends in his 86 years. It is important to move forward gradually.In some areas we need younger and more professional approach. As was the case with the fan of Kimi. Previously, such would simply not be".

2017-06-17 15:24:04

Felipe Massa I understand why Alonso complains

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said that he knows what the basis of criticism of Fernando Alonso. We will remind that earlier the Brazilian was a teammate of the Spaniard at Ferrari.Felipe Massa "Fernando complains about the Formula 1, because he has no good cars.Formula 1 is now the same as it was in 1980-ies. Now with Liberty, we are moving in the right direction, attracting the viewer, but it is difficult to quickly change cars. The gaps between the teams is incredibly huge.Small teams should provide more opportunities. But until then, until 2020 will not be a new Treaty consent, nothing will change".

2017-06-17 14:24:02

Giuliano Salvi Magnussen similar to Raikkonen

Race engineer Kevin Magnussen Giuliano Salvi compared the character of a young Dane with the character of Kimi Raikkonen.Giuliano Salvi, who now works together with Magnussen at Haas previously worked at Ferrari drivers such as Michael Schumacher, Felipe Massa, Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen.Giuliano Salvi "He is very honest and direct which I really like. As a character, Kevin is very much reminds me of Kimi - they're both Scandinavians, who, how to say it better, don't care about politics, and they have no arrogance.The first impression can be misleading because they are struggling to establish a direct connection with you, but when you work with them and know them a little deeper, it becomes clear that they are indeed open.They are similar to cats. If they are afraid you see it. If they are angry, you see it. And it's really good. You know how they think and what they feel.Such people will never tell you one thing, meaning another. They are very direct and honest".

2017-06-17 12:44:03

Felipe Massa will inevitably Soon begin negotiations on a season-2018

Felipe Massa will inevitably Soon begin negotiations on a season-2018

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said that he is ready to continue to serve next year.Felipe Massa "When there comes the middle of the championship, inevitably begin negotiations on next season, and I started to face questions from the media about my plans for the future, especially about what I will do next year.I feel good, I feel happy and satisfied what you do. I have a great relationship with the entire organization Williams Martini Racing. Plus, first of all, I know that it is still competitive, and that's the main thing.

2017-06-12 01:34:04

Sainz will lose three positions at the start of the race in Baku

Sainz will lose three positions at the start of the race in Baku

On the first lap of the race the pilot Toro Rosso Carlos Sainz hooked up the machine Roman Grogan, then crashed into the Williams of Felipe Massa. After the finish race stewards acknowledged the Spanish pilot guilty in this incident.As a result, the science will lose three positions at the next race in Baku. In addition, on account of the Spaniard has recorded two penalty points.

2017-06-10 22:14:02

Qualifying score after seven stages

After seven qualifications in three teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 4-3Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 6-1Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-4Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 6-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 7-0McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 6-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 3-4Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 7-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 4-3Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 1-4.

2017-06-04 11:14:06

Claire Williams it's Time to keep up with Strolla

Claire Williams it's Time to keep up with Strolla

Deputy head Williams Claire Williams said that critics of the time to slow down to lance Stroll.It is worth noting that the criticism is based on the fact that the young canadian had not scored for the team, this season no points assigned the job entirely on Felipe Massa.Claire Williams "I think that guy got to keep up. I have seen and read some articles about it, some are just disgusting. I don't think there's much reason to criticize Stroll. It is still a very young man, but he is required already now. Going from Formula 3 to Formula 1, it is impossible to win all. It takes time.We immediately said that he would need time to familiarize with the tracks. All his gatherings were associated with the actions of other pilots or third-party factors. I officially declare that criticism of the guy is not justified".

2017-06-03 00:14:03

Lawrence Stroll My son does not give up under pressure

Lawrence Stroll My son does not give up under pressure

Lance's father Strolla believes that his son cope with the pressure and the pressure of the championship.Lawrence Stroll "He has the pressure. I'm not touching it and not adjust. I'm just his father. He works in a professional team who is happy with his progress and work."In six races, Stroll has not earned any points, while his teammate Felipe Massa five times finished in the end zone.

2017-06-02 10:14:05

Massa admitted that the race in Monaco was a failure for Williams

In recent years, Williams has traditionally fails the Monaco Grand Prix, said the team driver Felipe Massa.Felipe Massa "unfortunately, this is another year when we arrived in Monaco, and left with nothing. With almost nothing. We were unable to get the machine to work on this track, to work quickly. Will have to wait another year for a new attempt.We have been trying and nothing comes out. Our philosophy does not allow you to collect the car, fast on this track. Very sorry, but such is the nature of the work to Williams".The last time the pilot Williams won in 2003. Then on the top step of the podium Juan Pablo Montoya.

2017-05-31 10:54:03

Felipe Massa I'm happy for Ferrari

Pilot Williams Felipe Massa said Ferrari is a great result in the race Grand Prix Monaco.Felipe Massa "Looking back over the past weekend, I notice that Ferrari took first place in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time after my start from first place in 2008.Kimi showed a good circle, and I'm glad he came back to fight for the victory. I think the Ferrari was the best this weekend. Scuderia car sticks to the road and it looks incredible.With each race the Ferrari team is getting stronger. It seems that the struggle with Mercedes will continue until the end of the season.

2017-05-29 11:04:04

Paddy Lowe the Mass was able to take advantage of the situation

Paddy Lowe the Mass was able to take advantage of the situation

Williams technical Director Paddy Lowe said that Felipe Massa has fully justified their expectations.Paddy Lowe "starting from 14th and 17th places is always challenging, and we had planned nicely to play their strategies, taking advantage of the safety cars. In the end, Felipe was able to benefit from the situation. He earned two points for the team. Lance also rode a smooth race, but he had to go the distance on 72-m a circle from-for problems with left front brake. The debris blocked the operation of the cooling system, which is a shame.Overall, we are pleased that we were able to achieve a successful finish in a difficult race. In Canada, we will be stronger".