Felipe Massa is in no rush to decide on his racing plans after retiring from Formula 1 amid speculation he could move into Formula E at some point in the near future.

Massa confirmed earlier this month he would be retiring from F1 following next weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, bringing the curtain down on a career that started with Sauber back in 2002.

Massa has stressed on a number of occasions he does not plan to stop racing, previously identifying DTM, the FIA World Endurance Championship and Formula E as possible options for his life after F1.

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Despite being out of a drive at the end of the month, Massa is not looking to rush into a decision about where he will race next, instead planning to take his time and find the right place to go.

“It’s part of my expectation to keep driving, to keep having fun on the track," Massa said.

"That’s what I have been doing since I was eight years old, and my job for a long time as well.

“I think when you’re driving and you’re competing, you really feel the emotion of doing your job, or for enjoying yourself.

“So yes, definitely, I really hope I can find the category that I have fun, like I had in Formula 1 for very long.

“I will have enough time to think about it, to understand which is a good category to go, and then we will see."

Formula E appears to be the most likely destination for Massa to end up, with series CEO Alejandro Agag expecting to strike a deal to bring the Brazilian to the all-electric racing championship.

"Felipe is a very desired driver and a supremely talented racer,” Agag told e-racing365.

“For Season Five having Felipe with us is very likely but it is not in my hands, it is up to the teams.

“He would be a fantastic addition to the championship, but for season four [starting next month] it is maybe too late as F1 runs until end of November.

“Who knows - something could happen sooner rather than later, even this coming season if circumstances allow.

"We would love him to be here with us.”