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  1. Friday 16 June 2017

  2. 09:24

    Massa 'happy to continue' in Formula 1

    Williams driver Felipe Massa says that he would be "happy" to extend his Formula 1 career into 2018, having led the team's charge so far this season. Massa…

  3. Sunday 11 June 2017

  4. 23:18

    Sainz Jr. gets three-place Baku grid drop

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has been given a three-place grid penalty for the next round of the season in Azerbaijan after his first-lap clash with Romain Grosjean at the…

  5. Tuesday 30 May 2017

  6. 10:12

    Massa feels experience aided points push

    Felipe Massa feels his Formula 1 experience aided his quest to score points in Monaco, as he collected ninth position, overcoming brake issues in the…

  7. Monday 15 May 2017

  8. 09:24

    Massa: Fourth possible without puncture

    Williams driver Felipe Massa says his first-lap puncture "ruined" his Spanish Grand Prix and believes fourth position was within reach. Massa started from…

  9. Sunday 14 May 2017

  10. 15:32

    Vandoorne gets grid penalty for Monaco

    Stoffel Vandoorne has been handed a three-place grid penalty for the upcoming round in Monaco after colliding with Felipe Massa during the Spanish Grand…

  11. Thursday 11 May 2017

  12. 14:22

    Massa: Williams 'more connected' in 2017

    Felipe Massa believes Williams is "much more connected" than in previous campaigns, exuding greater confidence over its ability to develop the FW40. Williams…

  13. Tuesday 2 May 2017

  14. Sunday 30 April 2017

  15. 15:42

    Massa downplays Vettel's complaints

    Williams' Felipe Massa has dismissed Sebastian Vettel's complaints after the Ferrari driver lost time trying to lap the Brazilian in the closing stages of the…

  16. Saturday 29 April 2017

  17. Monday 17 April 2017

  18. 16:30

    Bahrain Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel made it 2-1 to Ferrari in 2017 with victory, while Mercedes claimed a double podium after a couple of setbacks. GPUpdate.net presents its…

  19. 10:02

    Massa: Sixth 'like a victory' for Williams

    Felipe Massa says securing sixth at the Bahrain Grand Prix was "like a victory" for Williams as he battled with more competitive rivals during the early stages…

  20. Monday 10 April 2017

  21. Sunday 26 March 2017

  22. 11:38

    Massa delighted to lead midfield charge

    Williams' Felipe Massa labelled himself as "really happy" as he led the charge in Formula 1's midfield by placing sixth at the season-opening Australian Grand…

  23. Friday 24 March 2017

  24. 09:18

    Williams pins Massa stoppage on electrics

    Williams has confirmed that an electrical issue was the cause of Felipe Massa's stoppage during second practice for the Australian Grand Prix, which prematurely…

  25. Tuesday 7 March 2017

  26. 18:54

    Massa wants further big mileage hauls

    Felipe Massa says it is important that Williams builds on his impressive mileage total as Formula 1's second pre-season test at the Circuit de…

  27. 17:08

    Massa heads opening day of second F1 test

    Williams' Felipe Massa led the way during the opening day of the second test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, with his lap shortly before the lunch break…

  28. 12:05

    Massa quickest as F1 testing resumes

    Felipe Massa clocked the quickest time for Williams during Tuesday morning's session at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya as Formula 1 returned to action for…

  29. Sunday 5 March 2017

  30. 10:36

    Massa: 'Important' to feel wanted in F1

    Felipe Massa says it was "important" to feel wanted in Formula 1 as he expanded on his decision to end his short-lived retirement to continue racing with…

  31. Wednesday 22 February 2017

  32. 16:41

    Williams confirms schedule for testing

    Williams has confirmed its driver line-up for the pair of pre-season tests at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Felipe Massa will begin the team's…

  33. Wednesday 15 February 2017

  34. 14:28

    Williams excited by Massa/Stroll pairing

    Williams Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams has expressed confidence that the two extremes of Felipe Massa and Lance Stroll will "work really well together…

  35. Saturday 4 February 2017

  36. 12:16

    Williams: Massa will be 'instrumental'

    Williams' Deputy Team Principal Claire Williams says re-hired driver Felipe Massa will be "instrumental" in plotting the squad's development trajectory over the…

  37. Friday 3 February 2017

  38. 15:52

    Massa: FE test felt 'completely different'

    Williams Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says his recent Formula E test outing with the Jaguar Racing team felt "completely different" to what he has experienced…

  39. Thursday 19 January 2017

  40. 10:02

    Massa: Fan response instrumental in return

    Felipe Massa says the response from Formula 1 fans, once it became clear he could continue in the sport this season, played a factor in his decision to sign a…

  41. Tuesday 17 January 2017

  42. Monday 16 January 2017

  43. 14:38

    Massa re-joins Williams on one-year deal

    Williams has announced that Felipe Massa has agreed to re-join the team on a one-year deal for the 2017 season, to race alongside rookie driver Lance Stroll…

  44. Sunday 15 January 2017

  45. Wednesday 4 January 2017

  46. Monday 2 January 2017

  47. 14:28

    Alesi warns Massa over Formula 1 return

    Jean Alesi believes that Felipe Massa would be making a mistake if he returns to Williams in place of Valtteri Bottas, who is set to join Mercedes as Lewis…

  48. Tuesday 20 December 2016

  49. Friday 16 December 2016

  50. 08:01

    2016 review: Williams drops back to fifth

    GPUpdate.net's team-by-team 2016 reviews continue with Williams, which dropped from third to fifth in the standings, as Valtteri Bottas dominated Felipe Massa…

  51. Sunday 27 November 2016

  52. 16:24

    Massa leaves Formula 1 'with my head up'

    Felipe Massa says he can bow out of Formula 1 "with my head up" after he finished his 250th and final Grand Prix in the sport in ninth position. Massa…

  53. Saturday 26 November 2016

  54. 16:53

    Massa expected more from sole Q3 effort

    Felipe Massa conceded that he expected more from his Q3 effort as he finished at the foot of the top 10 in his final Formula 1 qualifying session at the Abu…

  55. Thursday 24 November 2016

  56. 07:42

    Overview: F1's battles down the pack

    While the attention this weekend will fall on the scrap for the title between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, there are several other battles further down the…

  57. Wednesday 23 November 2016

  58. 14:58

    Massa poised for emotional final race

    Felipe Massa says he is expecting another emotional weekend as he prepares to start his 250th and final Formula 1 race at the season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand…

  59. Wednesday 16 November 2016

  60. 09:12

    Mark Sutton: Story Behind the Shot - Brazil

    Especially for lovers of motorsport photography, GPUpdate.net's race-by-race series, Story Behind the Shot, continues throughout the 2016 season. Mark Sutton of…

  61. Sunday 13 November 2016

  62. 21:57

    Massa thanks fans for 'amazing' reaction

    Felipe Massa thanked fans for their "amazing" reaction after he retired from the Brazilian Grand Prix, his final Formula 1 race on home soil. Massa was…

  63. 10:32

    Massa pins Williams' Q2 slump on tyres

    Felipe Massa has pinned Williams' double Q2 elimination at the Brazilian Grand Prix on tyre troubles, after a sudden onset of understeer. Massa and team-mate…

  64. Friday 11 November 2016

  65. Thursday 10 November 2016

  66. Tuesday 8 November 2016

  67. 13:00

    Massa dreams of podium in final home race

    Felipe Massa says that he "will do everything I can" to claim a podium finish in his final home race at this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, before retiring…

  68. Monday 31 October 2016

  69. 08:32

    Williams drivers not giving up on fourth

    Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa remain optimistic of helping the team reclaim fourth position from Force India, despite falling further behind…

  70. Tuesday 25 October 2016

  71. 15:12

    Massa joins Race of Champions line-up

    Outgoing Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa has joined the line-up for the upcoming Race of Champions, which will take place in Miami in January. Massa, whose…

  72. Sunday 23 October 2016

  73. 23:31

    No further action over Alonso/Massa clash

    No further action will be taken over the clash between Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa in the closing stages of the United States Grand Prix, it has been…

  74. Wednesday 19 October 2016

  75. 13:00

    Williams fearful of bumpy Austin track

    Williams technical chief Pat Symonds is wary of worsening bumps at the Circuit of the Americas after a double retirement from last year's race. Felipe Massa…

  76. Monday 10 October 2016

  77. 12:56

    Bottas hoped to have Williams priority

    Valtteri Bottas reckons Williams maximised its approach to the Japanese Grand Prix but felt he should have been handed the preferable strategy. Bottas and…

  78. Saturday 8 October 2016

  79. 10:23

    Massa, Magnussen both handed reprimands

    Williams' Felipe Massa and Renault's Kevin Magnussen have been handed reprimands for exceeding the time between Safety Car lines during qualifying for the…

  80. Thursday 29 September 2016

  81. 12:02

    Massa has no regrets over retirement call

    Felipe Massa says he has no regrets over his decision to retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season, and insists his approach to racing has not changed as a…

  82. Friday 16 September 2016

  83. 18:52

    Massa: Qualifying pace needs work

    Felipe Massa reckons Williams has to improve its one-lap pace after a "tricky" pair of practice sessions in Singapore on Friday. Massa, who will retire from…

  84. Saturday 10 September 2016

  85. Monday 5 September 2016

  86. 09:12

    Bottas: Reclaiming P4 a confidence boost

    Valtteri Bottas reckons reclaiming fourth in the championship standings at the Italian Grand Prix will serve as a confidence boost for Williams ahead of the…

  87. Saturday 3 September 2016

  88. 15:47

    Bottas: Monza qualifying 'one of my best'

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas has described his final lap to claim fifth on the grid for the Italian Grand Prix as "one of my best". Bottas outqualified…

  89. Thursday 1 September 2016

  90. 13:19

    Massa says he will leave Formula 1 'proud'

    Felipe Massa says that he will leave Formula 1 "proud" of what he has achieved, after announcing his retirement during a press conference at the Italian Grand…

  91. 12:45

    Massa announces retirement from Formula 1

    Felipe Massa has announced that he will retire from Formula 1 at the end of the 2016 season, after stints at Sauber, Ferrari and Williams, bringing down the…

  92. Saturday 27 August 2016

  93. 07:36

    Massa: Williams/Force India fight 'tough'

    Felipe Massa says Williams faces a "tough" fight against Force India to secure fourth in the standings, with the two teams closely matched heading into the…

  94. Monday 1 August 2016

  95. 09:12

    Bottas left to rue length of final stint

    Valtteri Bottas expressed his frustration at Williams' tyre strategy after he spent half of his German Grand Prix on one set of tyres, and faced severe…

  96. Saturday 30 July 2016

  97. 15:39

    Sainz Jr. gets three-place grid penalty

    Carlos Sainz Jr. has been given a three-place grid penalty for the German Grand Prix, after it was deemed that he blocked Felipe Massa in Saturday's qualifying…