Drivers: Charles Pic (Caterham), Max Chilton (Marussia), Giedo van der Garde (Caterham), Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso), Felipe Massa (Ferrari) and Mark Webber (Red Bull Racing).

Questions from the floor.

Q: (Flavio Vanetti - Corriere della Sera).
Felipe, which was your happiest moment at Ferrari and which was the toughest one? Can we say the toughest one was after losing the championship here, or the period after the accident in Budapest?

Felipe Massa:
I would say the happiest moment was, I think, the first time I won in Brazil, 2006, with the green and yellow overalls. I think that was definitely the best moment for me. You know how important it is for a Brazilian to win at home. If you remember well, Senna was more happy to win in Brazil than to win a championship so you can see how important it is for a Brazilian to win here. It was a very special moment, not just that time but even 2008 was a special moment. I won the race here, it was Sao Paulo, quickest lap. It was other championships, not here in Brazil, you know, before. I think the toughest moment was... definitely the accident was not a great moment and maybe the race in Hockenheim, 2010.

Q: (Marc Surer - Sky Germany).
Mark, you must be very pleased next year that there are no standing starts any more for you. I hardly remember a perfect start from you. Can you explain us what is so difficult about starting a modern Formula One car?

Mark Webber:
Austin was very good. Austin was a great start. Austin was a good start.

Q:
Sadly the Frenchman behind you got a better start.

Mark Webber:
That's right. I think that my reaction... first of all, we are not completely in a position like Ferrari with their clutches. We know they have a very very good start system so they're stronger than us on the initial...

Felipe Massa:
If you want we can change the downforce...

Mark Webber:
So yeah, our initial starts, the initial part has not always been consistent and then I think my reaction to this inconsistency is not as good as it could be. So when you go for the second lever, when you go for the KERS, when you go for the slip control, especially on the Pirellis... with the Bridgestones, you could slip the tyre a little bit more and you get no penalty. With the Pirellis, you slip the tyre a little bit and you lose time so I think that... We've never seen Sebastian go through the row in front either. We're either holding position or losing and Seb has got the starts just OK because I think he can manage some of the problems but for me, it has not, particularly in the last few years. The Bridgestone years we were fine, 2010 was actually pretty good but in the last few years it has not been our strength and it has not been a strength of mine. But I enjoy the starts. I'm relaxed on the grid, I could sing a song to the guys, it's not something which... when the lights are on, it's a great part of the Grand Prix but of course, it's a part of the weekend that, if you look at Austin, it's a big part of the weekend that needs to... Maybe I should have done 'bike racing because in 'bike racing you can overtake but in Formula One now, it's less easy to recover because in traffic with the tyres, blah blah blah it's a big part.

Q:
Before we continue with our questions from our journalists here, I'm pleased to report that Charles Pic has managed to join us this morning. Thanks for coming along. We asked Max and we asked Giedo about their futures in Formula One; it would be wrong not to ask you about next season and how negotiations are going?

Charles Pic:
Yeah, sorry, first, for the delay. I was doing the trackwalk because we had a mistake with the scheduled programme. For next year, I think the logical thing for me would be to stay at Caterham but it's not sure. I think there are still many seats available for next year so nothing is sure for the moment so we will see.

Q:
How difficult is it for a driver and a driver as young as yourself to be thinking, 'do you know what, if it doesn't go right with the negotiations, that might be my time in Formula One and it might have come and gone so, so quickly?'

Charles Pic:
Yeah but you say that every year, no? So, at the end, I don't think it's changing a lot. We try to be focused on the races we are on, so it's Brazil this weekend and give our best this weekend, try to get good results for the team and then we will see what happens for next year.

Q:
Thirteenth or better on the track might help those negotiations along for this weekend and helping Caterham maybe to tenth in the Constructors' championship. Giedo was saying that the team is praying for rain. Do you believe that the shock result is possible, even without the rain?

Charles Pic:
I don't know if it will help the negotiations but for sure it would help the team and it's the target so we will go for it and see.

Q: (Dan Knutson - Auto Action and National Speedsport News).
Mark, would you like to send a message to Australia and a thank-you to the legions of Australian fans that have supported you ever since that first race with Minardi?

Mark Webber:
Yeah, well obviously Formula One down there is not the easiest sport to follow, or wasn't particularly when I was growing up. It's always on in the middle of the night, there was no internet, blah blah blah. These days it's a little bit more easy to follow. Obviously we've been very very lucky to have an Australian Grand Prix since '85 in Adelaide and then at Melbourne, so that's a real tonic for our country to follow the best single-seater category in the world - obviously the pinnacle is Formula One so they are always happy to have the best drivers and the best teams in the world to come down there to compete in Australia and that's evident with one of the best organised events of the year. So, when they have an Australian racing, that's a super bonus and when they have an Australian challenging for good results, for them it's been a good period in the last few years so it's been phenomenal the amount of support that I've had from there, not always easy for them to understand the sport at times but they do what they can and they are very passionate behind their sporting people. I believe that I've competed in a way which they would be proud of and I just want to thank them, obviously, for all their amazing messages that I've had over the last few weeks and specially this week, it's been incredible. I look forward to spending a little bit more time down in Oz in the future, I haven't seen a huge amount of my country since I left there as a young lad so I'm looking forward to spending a bit more time down there, have a look around and I always represented and was proud to race for Australia throughout my career, so the Australian national anthem and the flag for me was very important because I always knew it was not often... there's only been three race winners so it's not exactly easy for us to compete at this level and get over to Europe. It's very special to race for Australia.

Q: (Patricia Sanchez - Motorpasion F1).
Mark, already we ask you what are going to miss now you're leaving, is there something you're happy to leave behind, maybe us journalists?

Mark Webber:
Well, I wouldn't be leaving if there wasn't things that I'm not happy to leave behind. Obviously if there's more positives than negatives then obviously I would stay, so there's more negatives than positives so for me, it's something that I want a fresh change, a new chapter in my life. Basically I'm ready for that, personally and professionally. Obviously the journos have to do their job, obviously I have a good relationship with quite a few of them, also the photographers for me have been very good for me over the years. Some of the snappers in the room here have been with me for my first test, for example in Estoril in 2001. You strike up good friendships with a lot of people, not just the drivers but other people. Obviously there's some shit magazines that have to do shit journalism and that's normal but in the end, you've got to deal with those as well but in general it's a good professional tennis match and that's how we always like to play it. The journos, I don't feel negative about the journos at all, they're doing their job but sometimes they test you of course.

Q: (Luigi Perna - La Gazzetta dello Sport).
Felipe, considering all, do you think that Ferrari will miss you in future?

Felipe Massa:
I hope so. For sure, it's not part of my thinking. I've tried to do the best in my career so I really hope Ferrari can have a good future as well, so I have nothing really to complain about, to say. We have had a very good time together and I hope I can have a fantastic future in a different team and I hope it's the same for Ferrari. I have had zero frustration in my life and I think that's the way it is.

Q: (Ben Edwards - BBC Sport).
Max, your thoughts going into this race, a chance of finishing every single Grand Prix of your rookie season, is that something you're already thinking about?

Max Chilton:
Yeah, for sure it's something I'm proud of, a good achievement so far to finish 18 races. I think it's broken Tiago's (Monteiro) record already of 16 but I'm trying not to look into... I'm a little bit superstitious. If you start looking around I feel that I will tempt fate. It's something I would quite like to keep up. Obviously if I'm put in a position where I have to really fight as hard as I can to keep that 13th and screw the keeping it on the track I will do whatever I can to keep that tenth. It would be nice if I could finish the race on Sunday but it's not the end of the world if not.

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