Felipe Massa refuses to be drawn on comeback talk

Published on 28 Dec 2016 12:00

Felipe Massa is not commenting on whether his retirement is about to be put on hold.

Massa's former Williams team mate Valtteri Bottas is expected to move to Mercedes to replace the recently-retired Nico Rosberg, with Massa the number one candidate to step in for the Finn.

But after playing in a charity football match in Sao Paulo, Massa refused discuss the speculation.

"I'm just going to enjoy my vacation, and that's it," he is quoted by Brazil's UOL Esporte.

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NL mclarenfan1968 28 Dec 2016 12:490
Posts: 946
Clear sign he is in talks, he could have easily said 'nope not me!'. He has no obligations to play along in something he isn't part of anymore. He is on vacation, it's not nice to have a55hole press stalking everywhere his family goes ruining the holiday mood. If I were him I would just say flat out 'NOPE' and still join the team when the time comes to make that official. WTF should a driver care for what the press or the public think anyway?! F1 drivers need grow a pair and drop the PC attitude.

Too many tw@ts especially on the Internets are offended these days for the slightest things.
NL Patentprutser 29 Dec 2016 11:240
Posts: 182
He should not return.
His goodbye was full emotions and worthy.
He can only lose, there is nothing to win for him.

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