F1 ace Massa not scared to race again after life threatening accident

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London, Mar 8 (ANI): Formula One driver Felipe Massa, who was badly injured in a freak accident during qualifying for Hungarian Grand Prix in July 2009, will race for the first time this weekend since his horrifying head injury.

The Ferrari driver insisted that he is not scared.

Massa, 28, believes he survived his freak accident in Hungarian GP because God decided it was not his time to die.

Massa needed life-saving surgery on his fractured skull after a 2lb metal spring from Rubens Barrichello's Brawn hit his helmet, The Sun reports.

The Brazilian was ruled out for the rest of the season but has no fears about driving in Sunday's F1 curtain-raiser in Bahrain.

"In Hungary it was not my time. God was not planning to call me to him just yet," Massa said.

"I was very lucky. If the spring had struck me half an inch on the right, I'd have been blinded - and half an inch more up and I would have been mentally retarded. But I'll not think about the accident. I'm 100 per cent ready," he added. (ANI)

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