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Massa promises 'aggressive' approach

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Felipe Massa has only finished on the podium once so far this season © Associated Press

Felipe Massa promises to "take an aggressive approach" between now and the end of his Ferrari career.

With Kimi Raikkonen joining Fernando Alonso at Ferrari in 2014, Massa only has five races left with the team. With his future uncertain, Massa said he would be taking risks to try and secure strong results and hopes to get the chance to add to his tally of 11 victories for Ferrari.

"I will take an aggressive approach." Massa said. "I did that in the last race, but unfortunately it didn't pay off as I spun. But you need to take risks and I will keep trying.

"It's a dream [to win before the end of the season] but anything is possible. Anything is possible in this job: how many times have we seen a guy win a race without being in the best car. You never give up hope and I will try to get one more victory."

Asked about his future, Massa said good results between now and then end of the season were not going to be essential.

"I think my experience matters more. Everyone knows what I can bring to a team, especially at a time when everything will start from zero with new rules and I think I can bring a lot to a team."

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