Massa helping Ferrari’s strong start
After years of frustrations following his life-threatening
injury, it seems Felipe Massa is back among Formula One’s elite
Massa will start from second in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix
after qualifying ahead of teammate Fernando Alonso for the fourth
straight race. That’s good news for a Ferrari team looking for its
first title since 2007.
Massa has struggled since fracturing his skull in a crash at the
Hungarian Grand Prix in 2009. He hasn’t won a race since the
injury. In 2011, he became the first Ferrari driver to go a full
season without a podium finish, leading to speculation the team
would replace him.
But he finished third in the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix
last year and has a chance to confirm he’s back to his best on