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Formula 1 gossip: Massa, Button, Renault, Haas

Monday, 1 January Felipe Massa said finishing seventh in his final home Grand Prix in Brazil was ‘like a victory’ Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says Felipe Massa chose to leave F1 at the best possible time, and finished his career on a high. (Autosport) Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul admits the team ‘played with fire’ […]

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Formula 1 gossip: Verstappen, Massa, Prost, Hamilton

Max Verstappen was given a time penalty after passing Kimi Raikkonen off the circuit Monday, 18 December Red Bull’s Max Verstappen admits his final lap overtaking move on Kimi Raikkonen’s Ferrari at the United States Grand Prix was “not correct” but feels his time penalty was harsh when other drivers were also breaking the rules.(Max […]

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Felipe Massa set for F1 farewell at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Think he enjoyed that one? Michael Schumacher gives Massa a champagne soaking after the Brazilian won his first grand prix in Turkey in 2006 Sometimes retirement isn’t always final. At last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix, Felipe Massa walked through the Interlagos pits after crashing his Williams and ended up in floods of tears as the […]

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Felipe Massa: Williams driver to retire at end of the season

Felipe Massa has won 11 grands prix and made 41 podiums in his 15 years in F1. Felipe Massa is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of this season. The Brazilian intended to quit F1 at the end of 2016 but returned to Williams after Valtteri Bottas moved to Mercedes following the retirement […]

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F1 gossip: Verstappen, Renault, Williams, Massa, Sauber

Monday, 11 September Verstappen is sixth in the drivers’ standings this season Red Bull’s Max Verstappen still needs to prove himself as his only grand prix win so far came with a “lot of luck”, according to former F1 driver Jochen Mass. (Planet F1) Williams will put talks over their driver line-up for 2018 on […]

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Belgian Grand Prix: Kimi Raikkonen tops practice as Massa crashes

Second practice is live on the BBC Sport website from 12:30 BST Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen headed title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in first practice at the Belgian Grand Prix. The Finn pipped Hamilton by just 0.053 seconds, with the Mercedes driver 0.092secs ahead of Vettel, who leads the championship by 14 points. The […]