Felipe Massa named head of FIA Karting Commission

The Brazilian retired from Formula One at the end of the 2017 season.

Felipe Massa made his last Formula One appearance at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this year.   -  Getty Images

Former Formula One driver Felipe Massa was appointed the head of the FIA Karting Commission after his retirement from the sport at the end of the 2017 season. “Felipe Massa has been appointed as the new head of the FIA Karting Commission following his retirement from Formula 1,” planetf1 said in a report on Sunday.

The Brazilian made his last Formula One appearance at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this year. He has 41 podium finishes and 16 pole positions to his name.