Felipe Massa is in Brazil, though Method 1 has already stopped treating him as an envoy in Monza and Japan as his dispute over the 2008 championship rolls on.
However Massa continues to talks and doesn’t cease including arguments to his campaign to regain the 2008 title. He lately acknowledged that he would even be keen to share the title with Lewis Hamilton, “one thing that already occurs in different sports activities”, and yesterday he insisted on incorporating Hamilton himself, champion that 12 months, to his campaign.
“I actually like Lewis as a driver and he is doing loads of issues for justice, loads of totally different sorts of justice on the planet. So I feel someday he must discuss what occurred. I’ve nothing in opposition to him,” he insists in a chat with planetf1.
Hamilton was questioned for the primary time on the matter on the official press convention of the Brazilian Grand Prix, together with 4 different drivers plus some others within the paddock, and silence was the response from all of them. “I’ve no opinion,” mentioned Sainz in an try and get out of it whereas pointing to Lewis as a joke. The subsequent in line was the Briton and his reply was undoubtedly essentially the most anticipated, however he dodged it by saying that he does not take note of that. The others, Sargeant, Leclerc and Bottas, did not say a peep, in addition to Fernando Alonso.
However Felipe guidelines out not having them on his aspect. “I perceive that lots of people, typically, favor to not speak, favor to not remark. Possibly as a result of they’re afraid of one thing associated to this world, however I’ve loads of assist from many drivers, even those that at the moment are on the circuit. From house, wherever I’m going: on the airport, on the restaurant, on the mall, on the grocery store… individuals cease me and encourage me saying that I’ve to struggle for the justice of the game,” he says.
Felipe insists that he has had no contact with Lewis however that nothing is in opposition to the Englishman. “No, now we have not had any communication, however every little thing we’re doing is just not in opposition to Lewis, I respect him lots, he is among the greatest drivers within the historical past of Method 1 with so many titles. What I’m doing is in opposition to the results of a manipulated race, for justice in sport,” he insists.
And he incorporates his son as a part of the encouragement to struggle to the top. In the mean time the FIA squeezes the second extension till the fifteenth to assemble the data requested by the driving force’s attorneys (from six international locations), ready to see in the event that they proceed within the British Courtroom the case.
“Once I’m at house and I see my telephone after the interview with Bernie Ecclestone (he mentioned he didn’t cancel the race in 2008 to safeguard the game), after the interview with Charlie Whiting within the Max Mosley documentary that he knew within the final race of the season at Interlagos what occurred within the Singapore race…. and that my son knew all about it he requested me ‘are you doing nothing?'”