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  1. Belo Horizonte is preparing for the 5th Mundialito of ball bearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CNN

    ... held in October. Those who venture down a slope on a soapbox cart feels like a world champion of Formula 1. If Felipe Massa rips a line to almost 300 kilometers per hour in ball bearings stand the feeling is the same when you get to 80 km on the way ...

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  2. Lyyn: F1 within two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Planet-F1.com

    With Williams now expected to retain Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa for 2016, Alex Lynn says his plan is to join the F1 grid "within two years." The Williams development driver has often spoken of his desire to not only step up to a full-time race-seat but also to do so with Williams.

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  3. FIA Will Test Closed CockpitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | BenzConnection

    ... It's in the name of safety. With an open cockpit, the head of a driver is vulnerable to being hit. In 2009, Felipe Massa was hit with a nearly two-pound spring that bounced away from a competitors car. His helmet saved his life, but it very nearly ...

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  4. F1 ACCESS28 Aug 2015 Bottas: Faith in Williams not shaken by 2015 strugglesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Formula1.com

    ... but insists the team can still find improvements and move back toward the front of the field. He and team mate Felipe Massa have been restricted to just two collective podiums so far, compared with five at the same stage last year. I do admit we ...

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  5. F1: Formula One Silly Season Run Down ?Read the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Paddock Talk

    ... Motorsport Magazin. It is a similar situation at Williams, with the British team happy with Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, but an actual announcement still pending. Engineering chief Rob Smedley, however, said at Spa that he thinks Williams has ...

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  6. A Look at 3 Neighborhoods 10 Years After KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ABC News

    ... improvements, but his photos also show new homes being built and life in the city moving forward. Pictured: Felipe Massa walks his dog Pocket along Jourdan Avenue next to the Industrial Canal at sunrise, Aug. 2, 2015, in the Lower 9th Ward. Massa ...

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  7. FIA to test driver safety ideas in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Andover Advertiser

    ... set on top of the chassis and in front of the driver at angles which will render them nearly invisible to him." Felipe Massa was left fighting for his life after he was hit in the crash helmet by a spring from another car during qualifying for the ...

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  8. Video: How new closed cockpit idea worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Motorsport.com

    ... problem but open up plenty others. Ever since the crashes involving Henry Surtees at Brands Hatch in 2009, and Felipe Massa at the Hungaroring a week later, motor racing's governing body has been working hard on better cockpit protection. But tests ...

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  9. Formula 1's Driver Power Rankings After 2015 Belgian Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | BleacherReport

    ... power deployment. He's one of two men tied on points with the 10th-placed driver in the rankings. The other is Felipe Massa. And life really isn't being fair to Carlos Sainz Jr. He qualified in the top 10 but was once again unable to finish due to ...

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  10. Massa vows to help efforts to improve cockpit safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Motorsport.com

    Felipe Massa has offered any help he can give to help improve cockpit safety in motor racing, following Justin Wilson's fatal IndyCar crash at Pocono at the weekend. The Williams Formula 1 driver, who survived being hit on the helmet by a 1kg spring at more than 259km/h in qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix in 2009, believes more can be done to help protect drivers.

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  11. F1 to look at head protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Iol.co.za

    ... Federation has tested various solutions, including cockpits enclosed by a fighter jet-style canopy, since Felipe Massa was hit on the helmet by a bouncing spring in Hungary in 2009. While none has produced anything where the benefits clearly ...

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  12. F1 to test cockpit-'halo' idea in SeptemberRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Paddock Talk

    The death of Justin Wilson, mere weeks after F1's first race fatality since 1994, has put the spotlight back on cockpit protection. Before the Jules Bianchi and Wilson tragedies, Felipe Massa was almost killed in 2009 when a flying spring struck his helmet, and Henry Surtees died in a similar incident in Formula 2. Reports say F1's governing body is now reviving the idea of cockpit protection -- not jet-fighter style canopies, but a solid 'halo' encircling the driver's head that was conceived by Mercedes.

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  13. F1 ACCESS26 Aug 2015 The new start procedure - who got it right and who got it wrong?Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Formula1.com

    ... mirrored by Pastor Maldonado in his fast-starting Lotus (seen on the right), but as the duo speed past Felipe Massa, who has bogged down badly in his Williams, they choose very different courses of action. The Venezuelan moves from right to left ...

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  14. Williams has to understand tyre woes, says MassaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Motorsport.com

    Felipe Massa says that Williams needs to get to the bottom of its tyre problems after both he and teammate Valtteri Bottas struggled for pace on the soft Pirellis at Spa. The Grove squad's cars found speed after switching to mediums, and Massa was able to recover to sixth place, although Bottas was hampered by a drive-through penalty for having his tyres fitted incorrectly .

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  15. F1: FIA to review closed cockpitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | PitPass.com

    In the wake of the latest incident, the FIA is to carry out further tests on closed cockpits for F1. First mooted in 2009, after Felipe Massa was struck on the head by a spring from Rubens Barrichello's Brawn, which caused the Ferrari driver to crash; this incident coming days after Henry Surtees, son of F1 legend John Surtees, was killed after being struck on the head by a wheel during an F2 race at Brands Hatch, the idea of closed cockpits has brought mixed reaction.

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  16. FIA designing protected cockpitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newsday

    ... has been looking into various methods to provide better protection for drivers' heads since Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa was hit on the helmet by a bouncing spring during qualifying for the 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix. The FIA has tested a number of ...

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  17. Whiting: Closed cockpits will eventually happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Planet-F1.com

    ... with Formula 2 driver Henry Surtees killed by a loose wheel during a race at Brands Hatch in 2009, while Felipe Massa sustained serious injuries after he was struck by a suspension spring that came off the Brawn GP car of Rubens Barrichello. It is ...

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  18. FIA: Protected cockpits comingkey word is protected, not coveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Formula 1 Blog

    ... wheel from another car in a junior series race only to be followed by a life-threatening incident involving Felipe Massa in which a spring struck the Brazilian in the head. As the FIA's Charlie Whiting points out, and we mentioned on Monday's ...

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  19. Sport24.co.za | FIA to carry out more closed cockpit testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | News24

    ... (FIA) has tested various solutions, including cockpits enclosed by a fighter jet-style canopy, since Brazilian Felipe Massa was hit on the helmet by a bouncing spring in Hungary in 2009. While none have produced anything where the benefits clearly ...

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  20. FIA set to carry out closed cockpit testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Motorsport.com

    ... with work first having started seriously back in 2009 in the immediate aftermath of the crashes involving Felipe Massa and Henry Surtees. Massa suffered head injuries after being struck by a spring at the Hungarian Grand Prix, just one week after ...

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