Felipe Massa

1981-04-25 (age 40)


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Massa: Schumacher worked harder but Hamilton more talented in F1

Felipe Massa says Michael Schumacher was the harder worker, but Lewis Hamilton has the edge on talent, when the two Formula 1 greats are compared

Nato to replace ex-F1 driver Massa at Venturi for 2020-21 Formula E season

The Venturi Racing Formula E squad has promoted its reserve driver Norman Nato to the race team to replace Felipe Massa for the 2020-21 season

Venturi Formula E team reveals Massa departure minutes after 2019-20 finale

Venturi has announced that ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa will leave the team, minutes after the 2019-20 Formula E season ended in Berlin

Massa takes aim at "inconsistent" FE stewards after Di Grassi Berlin spin

An angry Felipe Massa says he 'doesn't understand the inconsistent' Formula E stewards and has criticised his Venturi Racing team for mixing up its Berlin E-Prix strategy

Wolff: "Constant massacring" on kerbs in Styrian GP may again cause Mercedes "headache"

Toto Wolff says "constant massacring" of kerbs could again cause Mercedes a "headache" in Formula 1's Styrian Grand Prix, especially with Red Bull's Max Verstappen starting alongside polesitter Lewis Hamilton

Motorsport Heroes: Massa recalls the day he almost died

In Motorsport Heroes, the full-length feature film by Manish Pandey now available on, four legends of our sport share their successes, failures, personal struggles and life-threatening accidents

Massa: Venturi needs efficiency after Formula E team-mate clash

Felipe Massa has called on his Venturi Formula E outfit to 'work more efficiently' to resolve intra-team battles after he collided with team-mate Edoardo Mortara in the Santiago E-Prix

Massa has no idea why he started in wrong Diriyah FE grid position

Felipe Massa has "no idea" why he started in the wrong grid position for the second Formula E race in Diriyah, for which he received a drivethrough penalty

Massa tips Leclerc to win F1 title before Verstappen

Former Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says he would not rule out Charles Leclerc winning the drivers' championship before Max Verstappen

F1 convert Felipe Massa "not happy" with Formula E season outcome

Venturi driver Felipe Massa says he is "not happy" with where he finished in the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E championship standings after his debut campaign

Massa 'couldn't understand' Venturi FE car in second New York race

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says he "could not understand" his Venturi GP-run ABB FIA Formula E car in the second New York race, contributing to a "very difficult" weekend

New York Formula E: No further action taken over Massa/Vergne clash

An investigation into the late crash between Formula E championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne and Felipe Massa in Saturday's New York opener determined neither was to blame for causing the collision

Ex-F1 driver Massa says Venturi GP FE skills becoming 'automatic'

Venturi GP's Felipe Massa says driving an ABB FIA Formula E Gen2 car is becoming more of an "automatic" process as he grows in experience

Massa "disappointed" by mistakes that led to Berlin FE wall strikes

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says he is "disappointed" with the mistakes he made in ABB FIA Formula E's Berlin E-Prix last weekend

Venturi's Massa out of energy 150 metres from Monaco Formula E finish

Felipe Massa says he ran out of useable energy "150 metres" from the Monaco E-Prix's finish line on the way to his first Formula E podium

Felipe Massa: Paris FE race compromised by rain getting into helmet

Venturi's Felipe Massa says water leaked into his helmet during ABB FIA Formula E's Paris E-Prix and compromised his race with "a problem I've never had in my career"

Mexico City Formula E: Da Costa leads Massa in practice

BMW Andretti's Antonio Felix da Costa set the pace across the practice sessions ahead of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship's Mexico City E-Prix

Is Felipe Massa's first Formula E season really as bad as it looks?

In terms of their ABB FIA Formula E careers, 2005 Sauber Formula 1 team-mates Jacques Villeneuve and Felipe Massa share common ground

Felipe Massa: Ferrari 'obligation' to win in Formula 1 is a problem

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa believes the pressure and "obligation" that Ferrari has to win is a "problem" for his former team

Formula E Ad Diriyah: Massa hit with two Fanboost penalties on debut

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa has been handed two post-race penalties for separate Fanboost usage infringements during the inaugural ABB FIA Formula E Ad Diriyah E-Prix, his category debut

Massa: Ferrari unable to cope with pressure to end F1 title drought

Recent struggles that have derailed Ferrari's Formula 1 campaign stem from the team being unable to cope with the increasing pressure to win another title, reckons former driver Felipe Massa

Ex-F1 driver Felipe Massa says he's learning Formula E 'day by day'

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says he is learning Formula E "day by day", as he continues his preparation for his debut with Venturi in the electric championship.

Massa believes old V8 F1 engines lack 'aggression' of current ones

Felipe Massa says Formula 1's old V8 engines lack the power and 'aggression' of the current turbo hybrid power units, after driving some of his former Ferrari cars last weekend

Venturi explains why it picked Mortara as Massa's FE team-mate

Venturi Formula E team principal Susie Wolff says choosing Edoardo Mortara over Maro Engel came down to the Swiss-Italian driver being a "better fit" with ex-Formula 1 racer Felipe Massa

Edoardo Mortara stays at Venturi, joins ex-F1 driver Felipe Massa

Venturi has retained Edoardo Mortara for a second consecutive season in Formula E and he will line-up alongside ex-Formula 1 racer Felipe Massa in the 2018/19 season

Massa upset ex-Williams team-mate Stroll felt lack of F1 guidance

Felipe Massa says he was upset to hear ex-Williams Formula 1 team-mate Lance Stroll did not feel he received guidance from him last year

Massa: Formula E competition attractive compared to other series

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa is encouraged by the competition levels in Formula E as he does not like categories where there 'is only one team racing'

Ex-F1 driver Felipe Massa outlines vision for future of karting

Former grand prix driver Felipe Massa has outlined his vision for the future of karting, as he works to help better prepare young drivers to reach Formula 1

Ex-F1 driver Massa completes 800km running in first Gen2 FE test

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa completed 800km of running during his first Formula E test for Venturi, which marked his first taste of the electric championship's Gen2 machinery

Ex-F1 driver Massa will 'definitely find FE a challenge' - Turvey

Oliver Turvey says Felipe Massa will "definitely find it a challenge" to race in Formula E when the ex-Formula 1 driver joins the electric championship next season

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa secures Venturi Formula E drive

Former Sauber, Ferrari and Williams Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa will join the Venturi Formula E team from the 2018/19 season

Felipe Massa's criticisms of Williams are wrong, says Lance Stroll

Lance Stroll says Felipe Massa was wrong to suggest that Williams' form has suffered this year because it has taken inexperienced drivers

Why Mahindra Formula E team makes sense for ex-F1 driver Massa

At Formula E's most recent round in Rome, former Sauber, Ferrari and Williams Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa paid the championship a visit

Massa: Williams F1 team paying price in '18 for putting money first

Felipe Massa believes his former team Williams is paying the price for putting money first in some of its decisions for the 2018 Formula 1 season

Lance Stroll: I got no guidance from Felipe Massa in 2017 F1 season

Lance Stroll says he will not miss having Felipe Massa as a Formula 1 team-mate, as he received 'no guidance whatsoever' from him during their time together at Williams

Ex-F1 driver Felipe Massa will only join Formula E when competitive

Felipe Massa says he will not rush his anticipated move into Formula E following his retirement from Formula 1 as he wants to ensure he is competitive from the outset

2018 Williams Formula 1 car 'a lot more aggressive' - Felipe Massa

Retired Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says his former team Williams's 2018 challenger looks "more aggressive" than its predecessor

Mercedes will prioritise Hamilton for 2018 Formula 1 title - Massa

Mercedes will back Lewis Hamilton in the 2018 Formula 1 championship fight, according to his former title rival Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa ended his F1 career at the top, says Williams' Smedley

Williams performance chief Rob Smedley says Felipe Massa could not have ended his Formula 1 career any better than with his two strong races in Brazil and Abu Dhabi

Formula 1 ended its 'grandmother' era in 2017 - Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa says Formula 1 ended its era of "grandmother" driving with its 2017 cars, which he likened to the 2006-08 V8-powered machines in which he was most successful

Felipe Massa a 'remarkable' reference for Williams F1 team in 2017

Felipe Massa was a consistently great reference point to ensure Williams was getting the most out of its 2017 Formula 1 car, says chief technical officer Paddy Lowe

Felipe Massa: Williams's 2018 F1 driver line-up path is financial

Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says his former team Williams is on a 'financial path' with the decision over its 2018 driver line-up

Lowe: Massa should've won F1 Azerbaijan GP without Williams failure

Felipe Massa would have won Formula 1's Azerbaijan Grand Prix if a failure on the damper system had not locked his Williams car's rear suspension solid, according to Paddy Lowe

Retiring Williams F1 driver Felipe Massa in running for FIA role

Retiring Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa has been put forward by Brazil to be the country's representative on the World Motor Sport Council

Prost-like Massa deserved to retire an F1 world champion Plus

Prost-like Massa deserved to retire an F1 world champion

A tedious grand prix was won by Sebastian Vettel but the real victory was six places further back, a man revelling in his final race at a venue that holds as many painful memories as joyous one

Felipe Massa saddened by F1 personnel attacks in Brazil

Local hero Felipe Massa says he is saddened by the spate of attacks on Formula 1 personnel this weekend, with Sauber the latest team to suffer an incident on Saturday night

Massa blocking accusations make no sense - Carlos Sainz Jr

Carlos Sainz Jr says Felipe Massa's accusation that he impeded him on purpose during Formula 1 qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix "doesn't make any sense"

Felipe Massa says Carlos Sainz Jr blocked him on purpose in Q3

Felipe Massa claims Carlos Sainz Jr admitted that he disrupted his first Q3 lap in Brazilian Grand Prix Formula 1 qualifying deliberately - but Sainz has denied that suggestion

Felipe Massa wants 'different path' after retiring from Formula 1

Felipe Massa says he is "ready to follow a different path" after announcing he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the 2017 season

Felipe Massa announces he will retire from F1 at the end of 2017

Williams driver Felipe Massa will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the 2017 season

Felipe Massa questions Kubica and di Resta F1 2018 potential

Felipe Massa has questioned the credibility of both Robert Kubica and Paul di Resta as potential Williams drivers for the 2018 Formula 1 season

Williams F1 team would do 'much worse' without me - Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa believes the Williams Formula 1 team will go in a "much worse" direction if it does not retain him alongside Lance Stroll for 2018

Massa: Williams can't judge Kubica, Di Resta for F1 2018 in old car

Testing Robert Kubica and Paul di Resta in 2014 cars will not give Williams enough information to judge their 2018 Formula 1 seat potential, reckons their rival Felipe Massa

Malaysian GP: Grosjean drain incident reminded Massa of Hungary '09

Romain Grosjean's incident with a drain cover in second practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix reminded Felipe Massa of his accident in Hungary in 2009

Felipe Massa reckons Williams F1 team is split over 2018 drivers

Felipe Massa believes the Williams Formula 1 team is split over whether to keep him for 2018

Felipe Massa: It's Williams F1 team or nothing for me in 2018

Felipe Massa says Williams is his only hope of staying in Formula 1 for the 2018 season

Kubica, Massa and di Resta on Williams' 2018 F1 driver shortlist

Williams has slimmed its shortlist of drivers to partner Lance Stroll for the 2018 Formula 1 season down to three, Robert Kubica, Felipe Massa and Paul di Resta, Autosport understands

How a Chelsea FC trip encapsulates Massa's reprieve Plus

How a Chelsea FC trip encapsulates Massa's reprieve

Felipe Massa thought he'd waved goodbye to F1 for good at the end of 2016, but he's been given a last chance to have another crack at the sport he loves. JAMES ROBERTS joins him as he indulges his passion for a very different sport at Chelsea's training ground in Surrey

Massa 'supporting McLaren a lot' to outscore F1 rivals in Singapore

Felipe Massa says he will be supporting McLaren in the Singapore Grand Prix, in the hope it can take points off Williams's Formula 1 rivals in the constructors' championship

Williams F1 needs to show it wants Massa if he is to stay for 2018

Felipe Massa says he needs the Williams Formula 1 team to show that it wants to keep him if he is to stay on in 2018