Massa considered suing F1 over crashgate

Felipe Massa admits he thought about privately suing Formula 1 authorities for the right to be declared world champion of 2008. “Back then, there was a rule that a world championship classification was untouchable after the FIA awards ceremony at the end of the year,” Ecclestone, 92, told When asked for his reaction to the sensational revelation, the now 41-year-old Brazilian Massa told Corriere della Sera newspaper: “Bernie should have said it earlier, not now. I spoke about it at the time with Ferrari and with the team’s lawyers at Maranello and they told me that there was nothing they could do. When asked if Ecclestone’s new revelations might inspire him to consider once again to call some lawyers, the Brazilian answered: “What would change for me now?.

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