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A song for Felipe Baby - Paying tribute to the Brazilian driver in his time of need

Published by Christine

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Massa hasn't really had an easy time of it recently. Following on from his strong, but disappointing, finish to 2008, the Ferrari hasn't really been up to scratch. It's understandable that the drivers confidence might not be as sky high as you would expect but just lately, they seem to have been very downbeat about this whole racing business.

It's a surprise, particularly going into Bahrain, where Massa tends to do well, and the team have testing experience in the desert as well.

I can only imagine what Rob Smedley is saying to his young ward right now. In fact, I did imagine what he was saying, and I formed into a little ditty that you might care to listen to.

Here's my song to Massa, entitled Felipe Baby, that is intended to wish him good luck for the race tomorrow.

Hopefully that does the trick. If not, Luca di Montezemolo is in town, and that will surely make the Ferrari's fly up the order. We'll find out tomorrow!

Felipe Baby


Felipe Baby, we’re bringing the white visor to you

It’s new

You’ll be able to see

Felipe Baby, now hurry up and score us a point

Felipe Baby, don’t worry ’bout the rain, you’re strapped in

Breathe in

It won’t matter if you spin

Felipe Baby, but hurry up and score us a point

Think of all the fans back home

Think of all the trouble you’ll be in in Rome

We’ve worked too hard, so don’t give up

We’re making sure KERS won’t blow you up

Felipe Baby, I understand you’re mad at the car

We are

But we need some more wins

Felipe Baby, now hurry up and score us some points

Felipe Baby, there’s plenty lining up for your job

Like Bob-bie K

Alonso will show you up

Felipe Baby, now hurry up and score us some points

Felipe Baby, Michael’s contract will be renewed

So you’d

Better listen to me

Felipe Baby, now hurry up and score us some points

Don’t forget you’re our only hope

Kimi won’t do anything but mope

There’s not enough ice cream for the both of you

And only one gorilla suit – oo-oo-oooh

Felipe Baby, my song to you is ending real quick

The trick

To winning is to drive fast

Felipe Baby, so hurry up and score us some points

Hurry up, we need those damn points

Hurry, we need those points