Massa: I definitely see myself coming to Williams as a leader for the team

Williams might be seen as a step down for Felipe Massa after eight years at Ferrari but he sees it more as a chance to step up and become a team leader, as well as following in the footsteps of illustrious compatriots.

The little Brazilian has been a loyal sidekick to a string of Formula 1 champions since he first arrived as a race driver at Maranello in 2006.

Massa was there alongside seven times champion Michael Schumacher, helped Kimi Raikkonen take the 2007 title and has made way for double champion Fernando Alonso more times than he would care to remember.

On Monday, the 32-year-old – casually dressed after flying in from Italy with his father – was presented to the assembled Williams factory workforce as the click here for more