Felipe Massa’s peddling his hard luck stories again. Pass me the miniature violin:
Hopefully this weekend will go better than the last two in Australia. I have not been so lucky at this circuit in the past.
This after his claim that he lost last year’s title because of bad luck. No other driver chooses to constantly remind us of how hard done by he is.
He must have a short memory as his retirement in the 2006 race was his own doing. He tried to drive between two cars at the first corner and got spat into the barrier as a result. That’s not dumb luck, that’s dumb driving.
Last year he was held back by a gearbox problem in qualifying. That’s unlucky for him – but it’s not as if it didn’t happen to anyone else last year.
Fernando Alonso doesn’t go around whingeing about his gearbox failure at Magny-Cours, or Hamilton about his at Interlagos – without which either might have been champion last year. Massa seems to think he’s owed the title.
And don’t get me started on his griping about Silverstone last year.