Stroll mentor role brings back memories for Massa

  • 30 Apr 2017 12:13
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  • By: Fergal Walsh

Felipe Massa says that acting as a mentor to his new team-mate Lance Stroll brings back fond memories from earlier in his F1 career.

Upon entering a race seat at Ferrari in 2006, Massa found himself with an idol in the same team, no less than seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher. Comparing that situation to his current one with Stroll, Massa told Auto Motor und Sport: "My relationship with Lance reminds me of my relationship with Michael.

"But I remember I asked him (Schumacher) more questions than I got answers. Michael gave me a lot of time. He was not always so happy when I was ahead of him, but I saw him as a teacher. As a master. I had no problem asking him about every little thing. He told me a lot. Maybe I can give Lance some tips that I got from Michael."

 

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