In this video clip, Massa reveals how his connection to Ferrari started and how he had to keep it a secret for everyone except his immediate family members.
“I won the Italian and European championships [Formula Renault 2.0] the same year, “says Massa. “So, I had a lot of people trying to contract me. This guy organized a meeting for me in Maranello with Ferrari. And I didn’t know it then, but they were watching everything I was doing – testing, telemetry, racing, everything.
“Then they said” OK, what we’re going to do is sign a contract with you as a young driver for Ferrari “- which they never did before -” but you can’t say to no one, it must be secret. ”
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“So I signed a contract with Ferrari for eight years and I couldn’t tell anyone! Only my family. It was really hard.
“Then I ran to Sauber, still with Ferrari engines, then I got this call to say that Ferrari had made a decision, and they had decided on me, so I ran for Ferrari in 2006. For it was like a dream come true. “
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