Fernando Alonso was left sceptical of his chances of reaching Q3 in qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix after a tough Friday of Formula 1 practice running at Interlagos that was hindered by an issue on his Honda power unit. A stark contrast to retiring in wet conditions 12 months ago in what turned out to be a dress rehearsal for his actual retirement.
I'm so proud, I have so much emotion for everything that I have passed through [in F1] after such a long time.
Back in the paddock, Massa described his P7 finish as "like a victory". I was on the grass and lost another position to Massa.
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Massa, Alonso and Perez were all within a second of each other in the final few laps of the race, and the trio battled it out to the chequered flag, with the Mexican unable to find a way past the Spaniard, and similarly Alonso was unable to overtake the Brazilian. Zero mistakes. I tried to put pressure on him.
"I managed to keep him behind".
"I did everything in a ideal way from the beginning to the end, fighting with a guy that I was fighting a lot in my career", said an emotional Massa afterwards.
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"I take so many great memories with me as I prepare for my final two races in Brazil and Abu Dhabi, and although they will be emotional, I am looking forward to ending on a high note and preparing for a new chapter in my career", Massa added.
"I did everything in a flawless way from the beginning to the end, fighting with a guy that I have been fighting a lot in my career", Massa stated. To be honest I'm so happy for my race, did the best with what the vehicle could achieve.
"It's so wonderful to finish the race and feel the emotions of the people after such an unbelievable race", he said. That's why I did another year.
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During his post-race interview, the 36-year-old said: "It was a race that I will never forget. It was a fantastic display of controlled, hard driving, a fantastic spectacle to watch, and, I'm sure, terrific fun in the cockpit".