Felipe Massa and Raffaela Bassi: goodbye to Formula 1

During the Brazilian Grand Prix yesterday happened a very exciting event, with Felipe Massa who, after an accident and in his last home race , ran in tears in the rain by his wife Raffaela Bassi and small son.

On 27 November Felipe Massa will race his last race in Formula 1. The Williams driver had wanted to give the Brazilian fans a different ending, but at lap 49 had to raise the white flag after an accident, caused by aquaplaning, which makes crashing into the barriers. Once out of his car, the former Ferrari driver has started walking toward his own box, accompanied by a flag of Brazil: the public at Interlagos and all the teams have dedicated a long applause. An emotional farewell, which blew up in tears the same Massa.

Felipe Massa and Raffaela Bassi married in December 2007 in the church Nossa Senhora do Brasil, the most chic of the residential area of Jardins in Sao Paulo.

35-year-old Felipe Massa born in Sao Paulo, Brazil began his racing life karting at the early age of 8, his first Formula One team came in 2002, the Sauber Team with whom he stayed until 2005, the following year he joined Ferrari, and after Williams. Massa was involved in a terrible car accident in 2009 during the Hungarian Grand Prix: in that race, Massa was struck on the helmet by a suspension spring that had fallen from Rubens Barrichello’s car on a high-speed part of the track.

34-year-old Anna Raffaela Bassi aka Raffaela Massa was born in Brazil in 1978, she met her hubby at a club in 2002, Massa’s friend was dating a girl who was friends with Raffaella and she introduced them.