Ferrari driver says the chance of an Abu Dhabi return is "really, really low"
9 October 2009

Felipe Massa has said any chance of a return to Formula One this season is “really, really low”.

The Ferrari driver suffered a severe head injury in qualifying for the Hungarian grand prix earlier this year and he had been linked with a return for the season finale in Abu Dhabi.

He has been testing karts and has been in Ferrari’s simulator and he is also expected to test a 2007-spec Ferrari F1 car on Monday.

“I hope that I'll be back soon, but I also know that the best thing is that I'm coming back 100 per cent at the start of the next season,” Massa told a Ferrari web chat at Maranello.

“My dream would be to race in Abu Dhabi, but the possibility is really, really low.”

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10 October 2009

And quite right too,better to start fully fit and really piss off Alonso!

Peter Cavellini.

10 October 2009

There is little to be gained by racing this year and a lot to be risked. Best that he gets fully fit over the winter, he will have a very tough time with Teflonso next to him...

10 October 2009

Better that Massa is fully fit for next season, than taking risks now.

11 October 2009

Agreed 100% val. it would be crazy. Oh, next year is going to be interesting in so many ways!

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