Massa admits he has to deliver to stay at Ferrari

4 June, 2012

Felipe Massa in the Ferrari pit garage at MonacoJun.4 (GMM) Felipe Massa has confirmed that he understands only too well that his results in the second half of the 2012 season will decide his future at Ferrari and in Formula One.

After a showing of better form for the Brazilian in Monaco, and team president Luca di Montezemolo noting that Sergio Perez is too inexperienced to replace him, 31-year-old Massa’s hopes of staying at Ferrari have been boosted.

While teammate, Fernando Alonso is also backing his teammate to find his form again.

Auto Bild reports that Massa also sees “an opportunity to stay at Ferrari” in 2013, but the he admits, however, that he needs to keep his foot down.

“Everything depends on the results that I get from now on,” said Massa.

He insisted that he is making no plans, “At the moment I have no idea what I’m doing next year. My future is the next race. All I want is to stay in F1, in a good team. If I cannot do that, but would have to switch to a small team, I don’t know if I would keep going at all.”

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