Massa Hoping for a 'Parting Gift' to Sauber

Felipe Massa is hoping for a good result at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend, as a parting gift to Peter Sauber

Massa Hoping for a 'Parting Gift' to Sauber

The final round of the 2005 World Championship will be the last Grand Prix for the Sauber team under the ownership of Peter Sauber, after the Swiss team boss sold the team to BMW in June.

The event will also be the final race for Massa, who is moving to Ferrari next season. Massa made his Formula One debut with Sauber in 2002, and also drove for the team in the last couple of seasons.

Looking ahead of the Shanghai race, the Brazilian said: "This will be a special weekend because it marks the last race for the Sauber Petronas Team in its current form and for Peter Sauber as a Team Principal, and my last race with Sauber.

"I have many fond memories of both because my whole F1 racing career has been spent here. I hope I can do a good job and leave Peter with a nice parting gift, and I will be trying my very best for him this weekend."

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