Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Latest news from Brazil

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"Felipe is in excellent form and his recovery is going very well!” These are the latest news on Felipe Massa’s health directly from Brazil given by Stefano Domenicali. The Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro’s Team Principal visited the Brazilian driver at Sao Paulo today. "I’m very happy about Felipe’s state,” Domenicali told www.ferrari.com over the phone. "The medical checks, which have been carried out over the last two weeks continue to be very encouraging. Now it’s important to be patient and take one step at a time, without any hurry.”

While Felipe is recovering in Brazil, tomorrow the Scuderia will take up its work after a two-week break, which had been agreed with the other teams. Over the next three days the team will concentrate on the preparations for the races in Spain and Belgium, which will be held on the last two weekends in August. Next to Kimi Raikkonen Luca Badoer will start into the races, debuting as an official Scuderia driver. Tomorrow and Tuesday Luca will be part of a video shooting for promotional purposes behind the F60’s wheel at the Fiorano race track.
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