Massa: Ferrari to have the edge in Britain

Felipe Massa is expecting his Ferrari team to be more competitive than rivals McLaren at this weekend's British Grand Prix

Massa: Ferrari to have the edge in Britain

Ferrari returned to winning ways in France last weekend, with Kimi Raikkonen leading the first one-two of the season for the Italian squad.

The Maranello outfit enjoyed a very productive test at Silverstone at the end of last month, leading to the team returning to form in Magny-Cours.

Now Massa reckons they will keep their momentum in Britain, where he believes his team will have the edge over their rivals again.

"I think it will be very good for us," Massa wrote on his official blog. "We have a car that is fantastic on this track and it was very quick all through the test we did there before the French race.

"I am convinced we will again have a very competitive car. Of course, we need to keep an eye on McLaren, but I think we could have a little bit of an edge over them.

"There is a good chance we will have to cope with a wet track this weekend and I like to drive in the rain, even though a wet track can make things a bit of a lottery. Whatever the conditions, I am sure we can be very competitive."

Massa admitted he was still frustrated by not having won the French Grand Prix after losing out to Raikkonen due to traffic problems.

"I cannot say I am unhappy to end up second, having been in the lead for much of the race," he said. "In fact I am happy to have contributed to a Ferrari one-two, the first time I have done this with Kimi. But, I am just a little bit disappointed that I was not the one in front at the end of the race.

"Everything worked perfectly that afternoon, except that, at the key moment in the race I was not very lucky and last Sunday, Kimi had all the lucky points in his hands. That's the way it goes sometimes.

"Unfortunately, luck was not on my side, but I am still happy that we got a great result as a team. We need to be happy and focus on getting many more good results like this in the rest of the season."

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