Felipe Massa is a Brazilian Formula One racing driver who currently drives for Williams.
Massa started his career in go-karting from the age of eight continuing in national and regional championships for seven years.
He moved into Formula Chevrolet and claimed the championship.
He moved in Italian Formula Renault in 2000 and won the title along with the European championship.
Massa went into Euro Formula 3000 taking the championship.
Massa started his Formula One career with Sauber before joining Scuderia Ferrari as a test driver for 2003.
He returned to Sauber for 2004 and 2005 before rejoining Ferrari where he won two races in 2006 including his home Grand Prix becoming the first Brazilian since Ayrton Senna to win the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Massa won three races in 2007, finishing 4th in the Drivers' Championship.
He finished second in the 2008 Drivers' World Championship after a long title battle with Lewis Hamilton.
At the 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix, Massa was injured by a suspension spring off the Brawn GP car of Rubens Barrichello.
Massa was forced to miss the rest of the season but returned in 2010.