Ferrari ace Felipe Massa has called for the result of 2008 Singapore Grand Prix to be scrapped from the records, claiming that Renault's Nelson Piquet Jr deliberately crashed, “robbed” him of glory and changed the outcome of the championship.
Renault's driver Fernando Alonso will replace Kimi Raikkonen at Ferrari next season. The Spaniard, who has signed a three-year deal, will partner Brazil's Felipe Massa. Raikkonen has been linked in the media with a return to McLaren.
Ferrari has reached an agreement with Force India allowing Italian driver Giancarlo Fisichella to fill Felipe Massa's seat for this season's five remaining Grand Prix. Fisichella said he was "in seventh heaven" at the news.
Finland's Kimi Raikkonen escaped a pile-up on the first lap to win the Belgian Grand Prix ahead of Giancarlo Fisichella (Force India) and Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), as Ferrari claimed its first victory in what has been a frustrating season so far.
Seven-times Formula One champion Michael Schumacher will not be driving a Ferrari this season, the Italian team has announced, putting an end to speculation that the German champion might replace injured driver Felipe Massa.
Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher has declared on his website that he will not return to Formula One after failing to recover in time from a neck injury. Veteran reserve Luca Badoer will take his place at the European Grand Prix.