Felipe Massa will be at the controls of the Jaguar I-Type 1 in a test organized by the computer Panasonic Jaguar Racing during the first week of February in a circuit that has not been revealed. All in all, this test will be the debut of the brazilian driver in a single seater Formula E, a category which the brazilian described as a interesting option for the future prior to confirmation of his return to Formula 1 to fill the seat of Valtteri Bottas in the Williams. In any case, this test will serve to Massa for to get an idea of the performance that have the cars electrical of the category.
As explained sources of the equipment ‘Motorsport.com’, the test of Massa with the Jaguar I-Type 1 has been driven directly by the promoter of the championship, willing to put in the orbit of the Formula E drivers who have present or past in the Formula 1, as is the case of Esteban Gutierrez or own Massa. With everything from the british manufacturer are very happy to offer this opportunity to the brazilian driver and accumulate extra miles with a single-seater for the moment it is far to level of the cars head.
Regarding the future of Felipe Massa in Formula E, the brazilian driver has recognized that it is an option, but that has to be seen postponed his return to the Williams F1 team, a program that does not think of supplementing it with another category. Therefore, Massa must wait for the season 2017/18 if you want to compete in Formula E: “Since I announced my retirement last year, had been evaluating various options and I presented a series of opportunities that could be pursued. However, I have taken the decision to return to Formula 1 and thus far this is my approach“.