Massa satisfied with Spa race perfromance

Felipe Massa (BRA) Ferrari F2012 leads Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB8. Formula One World Championship, Rd12, Belgian Grand Prix, Preparations, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Sunday 2 September 2012.Sep.3 (GMM) Felipe Massa has begun a race-by-race quest for a new Ferrari contract, after F1’s five-week summer break, he went into the Belgian Grand Prix acknowledging that the remaining races of 2012 are crucial “regarding my future”.

The Brazilian then qualified a poor 14th compared to his teammate Fernando Alonso’s sixth.

But that was before Spaniard Alonso crashed at the first corner of the race, while Massa had a solid run to fifth – his second-best result of the entire season.

“I don’t know if this race changes anything regarding my future, but I am very satisfied,” said the 31-year-old on Sunday.

Team boss Stefano Domenicali was also happy with Massa’s “great race” at Spa.

“We are happy for him, because a good result is just what was required at this point of the season,” he said.

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  • Forza Ferrari

    And so he should be! That was a really fine race from Felipe. Great overtakings and good pace. If only he could keep it up now…