Ferrari: Felipe Massa extends contract until 2010 

Written by David on October 16th, 2007 at 10:50 pmLast Update: October 16th, 2007 at 10:50 pm

Felipe Massa - I can win the Championship but only if McLaren makes mistakesIn a short statement this morning, the Ferrari team announced that Felipe Massa will remain with the team until the end of the 2010 season. His existing deal was set to expire at the end of the 2008 season. The news puts an end to rumors that the Brazilian could move to Toyota next season as a replacement for Ralf Schumacher.

Massa is heading to the season finale and his home event in Brazil this weekend fourth in the championship and aiming to repeat his 2006 Interlagos success. Kimi Raikkonen is under contract until the end of the 2009 season, as announced last year at Monza.

The following is a statement from Ferrari:

“Ferrari announces that it has extended its agreement with the driver Felipe Massa through to the end of the 2010 racing season. Massa has been contracted to the Scuderia since 2001. To date, he has taken part in 34 Grand Prix for the team. He has won five times, had sixteen podium places and finished 25 times in the points. He has secured eight pole positions and the same number of race fastest laps, with a total of 166 points scored.”

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