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Massa returns with a new 'baby' for reborn Ferrari

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Ferrari unveil 2010 Formula One car

Ferrari launched its car for the upcoming Formula One season today, naming it the F10 in hope of a return to the team's winning tradition.

Massa aiming to banish demons

Ferrari's Felipe Massa has encountered more difficulty coming to terms with his agonising championship loss in 2008 than his recovery from a life-threatening accident that curtailed last year's campaign.

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Retired seven-times Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has agreed a one-year deal to drive for Mercedes in 2010, according to reports in Germany. The German newspaper Bild said the driver, who retired in 2006, signed the deal at the team's offices in Brackley, England yesterday after a month of talks.

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Comeback decision was not rational admits Schumacher

Michael Schumacher's abortive decision to return to Formula One last season as a replacement for the injured Felipe Massa was "emotional not rational", the seven-times world champion said today.

Massa performs U-turn after pop at Alonso

Felipe Massa has been forced to backtrack on comments made about Fernando Alonso after claiming his future Ferrari team-mate knew all along about the Singapore race-fixing scandal. It is hardly an auspicious start to their future relationship, with Alonso recently signing a three-year deal from 2010 with Ferrari, replacing the departing Kimi Raikkonen.

Massa clarifies Alonso 'crash' comments

Felipe Massa has been forced to backtrack on comments made about Fernando Alonso after claiming his future Ferrari team-mate knew all along about the Singapore race-fixing scandal.

Massa completes first F1 test since accident

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa took his first test drive in a Formula One car since a life-threatening accident earlier this year.

Massa accepts early return unlikely

Convalescing Ferrari driver Felipe Massa concedes his chances of making a return to race action this season are "very, very low".

Massa could return to F1 car next week

Recovering Brazilian Felipe Massa could be back behind the wheel of a Formula One car in Italy next week despite a ban on testing during the season, Ferrari said today.

Crashgate cost me the drivers' title, says Massa

The Ferrari driver Felipe Massa said yesterday that Renault's cheating tactics which won Fernando Alonso last year's Singapore Grand Prix cost him the 2008 title.

Ferrari get their man as Alonso finally joins Massa

Spaniard will replace Raikkonen as Finn heads for McLaren next season

Ferrari confirm Alonso deal

Ferrari reached an agreement to sign driver Fernando Alonso today, replacing Kimi Raikkonen starting next season.

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