The date is August 3, 2008. Felipe Massa lines up third on the Hungarian Grand Prix grid behind the McLarens of Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen.
Overlooking Turn 2, out-of-sight of the first corner but armed with Kangaroo TV, the sight of Felipe Massa locking up while attempting to go around the outside of Hamilton at the start seems certain to preface the Brazilian running very wide and losing several positions.
The TV signal cuts out and when the field streams into view a Ferrari leads. Obviously somehow Kimi Raikkonen has taken the lead after Massa slid wide. But no. There's the familiar yellow/green helmet of the Brazilian. Somehow, he has pulled it off.
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Edd Straw is Editor-in-Chief of Autosport, overseeing both print and digital versions of the brand. Edd has worked for Autosport since joining as a junior reporter in 2002. He became Editor in November 2014, having previously worked as National Editor, News Editor and Grand Prix Editor.
Originally from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, he joined Autosport shortly after graduating from university. He went on to cover a wide range of categories from club motorsport to the World Touring Car Championship and Le Mans to Formula 3 before switching to F1 full-time at the 2008 French Grand Prix. He continues to cover a range of international events in his position as Editor-in-Chief.
In his spare time, he was formerly a club racer whose abilities did not match his enthusiasm in a variety of categories.