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Stefano Domenicali says Ferrari "condemned to win" // The team principal believes the tough years are behind them

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Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has spoken about the future of the team, suggesting that this season will be the last disappointing one for the Italian squad. He thinks they have built a good base and can go on to start getting good results, saying: “I may sound crazy but I’m convinced we are building the basis to have an unbeatable structure. With a warning though - no lone men at the helm, like Red Bull with Newey, but a team.” He went on: “Ferrari is condemned to win - in our history, we’ll never be allowed to smile for a second place.”

Although it sounds as though the team are leaving 2011 behind them, Felipe Massa is concentrating on the upcoming race in Italy. The team have suffered with warming up their tyres in the lower temperatures of the last few races, so Massa is hoping that will change. He says: “Spa was not fantastic for us and the cold weather accentuated our tyre problems, but this weekend, we have the same tyre compounds but hopefully much hotter weather. We will need a car with good top speed.”