Massa unfazed by exit rumors

Felipe Massa will not let speculation over his future prevent him from aiming to produce a vintage Ferrari performance in the British GP.

The 30-year-old Brazilian has been with the Italian team – with whom he was a test driver eight years ago – since 2006, and showed great promise when finishing third in his first season and then second in the 2008 Drivers' Championship.

Nevertheless, reports persist that Massa is set to be replaced, with McLaren's Jenson Button a possible target.

Massa, though, as the man currently in possession of one of the sport's glamour drives, has never given the idea a second thought.

"When you drive for a top team like Ferrari, you always have the pressure," said Massa, who was in Knightsbridge, Londony to officially open Ferrari's latest Atelier at prestigious 5-star luxury hotel The Berkeley, managed by HR Owen, where clients will be invited to personally tailor their Ferrari.

"It is a team which many people are watching and supporting, so it is normal that you have more pressure – but I think most of the drivers would like to have this kind of pressure, to be racing for Ferrari, so that is a good pressure."

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