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Mugello test is a pain in the neck for Massa

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16/12/2009

Felipe Massa has completed his second day of testing at Mugello, however, the Brazilian subsequently complained to reporters of neck pains.

For his second, and final, day of testing at the Italian track weather conditions were much improved allowing the Brazilian to complete twice as many laps as yesterday.

At the wheel of a 2007 car fitted with exposition tyres, Massa completed 60 laps of the Ferrari-owned circuit.

Speaking to the official Ferrari website at the end of the session, he said: "Although I was behind the wheel of a completely different car compared to the one for next year, I had a perfect feeling, which gives me hope for the upcoming season. I was very quick immediately and nothing seems to have changed in my driving style compared to before the accident."

However, when talking to reporters he said: "I had a bit of neck pain, above all in the quick corners. But the rest went fine and there was no difference compared to before the accident."

The Brazilian is now heading home to his wife and new-born son, Felipinho, before beginning his preparations for the 2010 season in the middle of next month.

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