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F1 Wednesday – Felipe Massa and #BrazilGP

F1 Wednesday

I haven’t done an F1 Wednesday post in such a long time! Mainly because I have found this season to be rather boring! But last weekend we managed to watch the Brazil Grand Prix live on TV (and not hours later like normal).

It was rather action packed what with the rain, spins and crashes! But the most heart breaking crash of all was Felipe Massa’s crash. Really got me in the feels!

Felipe Massa

Felipe Massa is/was a Brazilian Formula 1 driver. Over the years he has driven for Ferrari and Williams. During 2016 he announced he was retiring from Formula 1 at the end of the season. Such a shame because if someone deserved to be world champion more than anyone it was him! * He cruelly missed out on the World Championship in 2008 – another moment that got you in the feels!

* other than Mark Webber obvisouly.

#BrazilGP

So for Massa to crash out in his last home Grand Prix was just as cruel! But the way he handled it was so humble. He walked back to the pits carrying his Brazilian flag and was clearly emotional. The mechanics of Mercedes, Ferrari and Williams all came out of the garages to stand as he walked by. I was watching it and crying.

Apart from being an emotional race for Massa, Hamilton won which means the title goes down to the wire. Will it be Hamilton or Rosberg’s year?

Did you watch the race? Please tell me you got emotional as well!

Rebecca

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3 Comments

  • Reply Anca

    I got emotional seeing Massa too. It’s a shame he missed the title in 2008 (I’m really not a Hamilton fan). The whole race was great, Verstappen was amazing! We cheered and screamed at every pass. I can say I’m a Verstappen fan, no doubts about it.

    As for the championship, I hope Rosberg will win, not only because I don’t like Hamilton (I know I do say that a lot), but because he had his mind set up for F1, unlike his rival who is busy singing and smashing cars after parties. 🙂

    November 17, 2016 at 1:28 pm
  • Reply nikkiann

    I must admit, Massa was the “enemy” back in 2008, but I feel sad now that he never got another chance at grabbing that elusive F1 driver’s title.

    I want Hamilton to win tomorrow, but it’s a long shot.

    November 26, 2016 at 9:50 pm
  • Reply Becster.com - #F1Wednesday - Rosberg's Title and Other Musings - Becster.com

    […] such a nice bloke. And such a laugh! It was so sad to see him having a DNF in his last ever F1 race! Almost as sad as Massa crashing out of his last home race. Post race Jensen was so humble and lovely about the whole incident and even managed to do a cheeky […]

    March 21, 2017 at 10:02 pm
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