Felipe Massa Staying With Ferrari

Felipe Massa will join Valtteri Bottas as the second Williams driver in 2014, replacing Pastor Maldonado.
Felipe Massa will remain with Ferrari in 2013. (Steve Etherington Photo)

MARANELLO, Italy – Scuderia Ferrari has announced that it has renewed the contract of driver Felipe Massa through the end of the 2013 Formula One World Championship season.

Massa will once again partner with two-time Formula One World Championship Fernando Alonso next year.

This announcement puts an end to rumors that Ferrari was attempting to sign reigning two-time Formula One World Champion Sebastian Vettel to replace Massa.

Massa has been with the Ferrari team since 2006, earning 11 victories and a best finish of second in the Formula One World Championship in 2008.