Massa announces his retirement: moving from pilots to 2017

Williams de MassaFelipe Massa is one of the F1 drivers more veterans and has already taken a decision to withdraw at the end of this season. Therefore, the brazilian will no longer be in the circuits of Formula 1 in 2017, at least up to single-seater competition. His seat at Williams is left free for other pilot occupies. Has been the own Williams has sent a press release to inform the maneuver of the brazilian who will not reach the 300 GPs.

Although it seems that the pilot negotiated with Williams about a renewal, and even with other drivers, Massa will end his career in F1 at the end of 2016. In the statement, it has been shown nervous for her decision: “And ‘ m more nervous now than in all my outputs. After 27-year professional career, since I started in karts for 15 years, this is my last season in F1. Thank you to everyone who has been around me and that follows me in my career.“.

Felipe Massa, Williams, GP Canadá 2014Between their words has also had thanks to Williams and the staff that work there, noting that you have helped a lot. Massa leaves the premier class with 11 victories, 41 podiums and 16 pole positions, but no world championship. Therefore, feeling bittersweet for fans of the brazilian driver, that is sure to have you wanting more. However, it is not known if Philip Augusts, now in another category of the engine or simply hang up the overalls for always…

Massa has made to match your release with the GP of Italy that is being held this weekend to mimic Michael Schumacher when he announced his withdrawal also there, claiming that thanks to the withdrawal of Michael opened the door to opportunities to him. Regardless of this, your decision has been made to jump the rumors about the future mate Bottas. Among the names being considered is that of Jenson Button (who at the end of this month we will know if it is still in the McLaren-Honda or not), Felipe Nasr and Sergio Perez, who will not continue in Force India for what seems like…

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