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Massa – Monaco challenge not as tough as expected

Felipe Massa has admitted that his pre-race predictions ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix were wide of the mark. The Brazilian had expected the race to be the “toughest of the season,” with drivers crashing out owing to the challenge of the new 2014 cars. Ahead of last week’s Monaco Grand Prix the Williams racer told AUTOSPORT: “The torque we have from the engine is maybe double what we had last year, and the grip from the tyre is not very high, so Monaco will be a very easy race to crash. “I think it will be the toughest race of the season.” Massa was not the only driver to raise these fears, with Force India’s Sergio Perez commenting that he expected to see a lot of drivers...
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