Press service of the Ferrari team has published an official press release, which says that the contract with the Brazilian driver Felipe Massa extended for another year. Thus closed another vacancy in a top team – until the end of season 2013 team mate Alonso will Ferarri Massa. The Brazilian was in favor of the Italian team for seven years, and the next season will be his eighth in the Scuderia. During his speech at Ferrari Felipe, he managed to get his partner Michael Schumacher, Kimi Raikkonen and Fernando alosno. The last two years, the results have fallen markedly masses, especially against the background of successful performances of Spanish team-mate. Last year, Felipe scored only 118 points (6th place in the standings) against 257 Points Alonso (4th place in the standings). This year, the beginning of the season turned out for the Brazilian even more difficult. However, in the last two races Felipe spoke very good – in Japan, Massa finished third, standing on the podium after two years, and in Korea crossed the line fourth, losing only alosno and two pilots Red Bull. During the season there were a lot of rumors about the future team-mate Fernando in the Ferrari, but the leadership of the Scuderia constantly made it clear that the team strongly supported by both its pilots and eventually it was decided to maintain the current structure.