New Delhi: Ferrari's driver Felipe Massa says he is "more motivated than ever" for the next season after an impressive second-half of the 2012 Formula 1 season.
"This has been a very difficult year for me, especially at the start, when we couldn't find the right way to move forward with our car," the Brazilian was quoted as saying by the F1 website. He wasspeaking at Ferrari's annual Christmas get-together in Maranello.
Massa scored only 23 points in the first 10 races in 2012. But in a superb turn around he returned to form to bag 99 points and two podium finishes in the remaining 10 to lift himself to seventh in the final drivers' standings.