The Brazilian has introduced in attorneys to guage courtroom motion over what he feels was a conspiracy that resulted in him dropping the 2008 world championship to Lewis Hamilton.
He believes that on the time, the FIA and FOM (System One Administration) didn’t act correctly on the data they’d about Nelson Piquet’s deliberate crash on the 2008 Singapore GP, which proved to have an influential end result on the title.
Massa thinks that the Singapore GP consequence ought to have been completely scrubbed, which might value Hamilton the additional factors that have been sufficient for him to win the 2008 crown within the remaining spherical.
With the state of affairs remaining open, as Massa’s authorized crew await clarifications from the FIA and FOM, the Brazilian has steered away from being within the F1 paddock – having cancelled deliberate appearances on the Italian and Japanese Grands Prix.
However with the Brazilian GP being so near his residence, and him being a neighborhood hero, it was thought that perhaps he would take the time to go to Interlagos.
Nonetheless, talking to Autosport, Massa has indicated that he’s prone to keep away from a visit to the F1 occasion – and he positively has not been requested to fulfil any ambassadorial duties.
“The one factor I do know is that F1 requested me to not go to the Monza race,” he mentioned. “I used to be additionally going to go to the Japan race [as ambassador] and I did not go.
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Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG, third place, with Felipe Massa after the Dash
“About Brazil, nothing was mentioned, we have not had any contact since that second earlier than Monza till now, so…”
Pushed on if he would go to the race off his personal again, Massa mentioned: “I consider I will not. I might [only] go to the races as an envoy.
“However I 100% respect the [legal] state of affairs that’s occurring for the time being, maybe [to the point] of not going due to [all] that’s occurring.
“However there was no invitation and no dialog about my work as ambassador, so I do not assume I ought to take part.”
Massa has indicated a number of occasions that the aim of any legal action he plans is to overturn the outcome of the 2008 world championship.
Quotes from Carlos Costa