How a rare third chance has led to a popular revival

How a rare third chance has led to a popular revival

Second chances do not come around often in Formula 1. Third chances are even rarer. One particular surprise opportunity for 2017 has led to another revival for one of the most popular drivers on the grid

Right now, Felipe Massa should have been enjoying his Formula 1 retirement. The plan was to race in another series, but the focus would be on enjoyment, away from the F1 pressure cooker, while spending more time with his family.

But then he got a call, shortly after he attended the Williams Christmas party. Valtteri Bottas was on his way to Mercedes and Williams wanted him back.

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