What now for Felipe Massa?

What now for Felipe Massa?

Felipe Massa insists he only wants to race for a competitive Formula 1 team following his Ferrari exit, but does he have the form - or the reputation - to seal such a move? JONATHAN NOBLE investigates the Brazilian's 2014 options

Felipe Massa might have been offered words of encouragement from Rubens Barrichello about there being life after Ferrari, but what chance has he got of securing the competitive seat he so desires?

When Barrichello quit the Scuderia at the end of 2005, it was done on his terms: he was fed up of life in Michael Schumacher's shadow so had gone out and secured a Honda contract.

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