Massa Targets Points Finish

Sauber's Felipe Massa feels he can fight for the points at the United States Grand Prix after qualifying in the top ten

Massa Targets Points Finish

"I'm quite happy. I think that the lap was not too bad," said Massa, who scored his best result of the season in Canada last weekend when he finished fourth.

"It was a good lap. To start in the top 10 is really good for me. I hope I can make a good start and finish in the points.

"I think it will be difficult, but I think we have the possibility to be in the points."

Massa outqualified teammate Jacques Villeneuve, who posted the 12th fastest time of the day to complete a promising day for Sauber.

"[The lap was] nothing special. No mistakes, too clean, so I probably could have pushed a little bit harder," said the Canadian.

Villeneuve also claimed his team were not suffering from any problems with their Michelin tyres.

"I think it's more a combination of car, tyre, set-up issue because the cars that have problems, it's always been two teammates. I think they just chose the wrong tyres for here. We are quite safe with our tyres."

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