Felipe Massa has praised the FIA for its response to Jules Bianchi's accident in the Japanese Grand Prix after a meeting with the F1 drivers in Russia.

The FIA met with the teams on Saturday at Sochi, looking to discuss ways of improving safety in the wake of the accident which has left Bianchi fighting for his life in hospital. One of the proposed changes would see a speed limit imposed on drivers in double waved yellow flag sectors, and Massa said he is pleased with the way the FIA is working on trying to learn from last weekend.

"I think it was a very positive meeting," Massa said. "It was something where we were discussing how we can make things better in the future.

"Definitely there are so many things, I think it will be a little bit different now. I think [the FIA] are really in a constructive direction for the future."

Massa also confirmed that he had spoken to Charlie Whiting during the meeting after Whiting questioned whether Massa was "screaming" over the radio during Sunday's race at Suzuka.

"It's true, I was screaming and I was pretty aggressive. I'm not sure if he heard what I said on the radio...

"Maybe he got the information from my team, maybe he didn't hear what I said. I was saying that it was unacceptable to be in those conditions, that it was too dangerous. But for him I was not like that, I don't know, maybe he didn't hear what I said. Maybe he got the information from my team, because all the time what I was saying the team was passing the information to Charlie.

"So what I said after the race, it was not wrong.

"I even said to him in the meeting that everything I said on the radio, nothing happened. So I was asking how they listen to the drivers on the radio, because everything I said, nothing happened."



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