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Formula 1 gossip and rumours from international media

BBC Sport brings you a regular round-up of the gossip in newspapers and on specialist websites around the world.


Lewis Hamilton told Nigel Mansell to get his facts straight on Saturday after being branded 'manufactured' by the former Formula 1 world champion. "I wasn't signed up (by McLaren) until I was 13, so I would love to see where the rest of that money was since I was seven. For us it was virtually impossible to find money. It got more and more expensive. My parents paid all the way until I was 13, by re-mortgaging the house. They were broke."
Full story: Reuters

Celebrate hardly seems the appropriate word to register Ferrari's participation in their 800th grand prix, a record unmatched by their rivals. Their performance in qualifying at Istanbul yesterday was a sad shadow of their glory years.
Full story: Sunday Timeslink text here

An intense battle for the world championship is shaping up between Red Bull team-mates Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel and with six races gone there is already tension between them.
Full story: Sunday Times

Michelin says the ball is now very much in the teams' court about the tyre choice for next season, with the French company making it clear it is not willing to win the Formula 1 contract at all costs.
Full story: Autosport.com

Formula 1 teams think it will still take a couple of days to sort out next year's tyre situation, after they failed to reach a decision on which direction they want to go in during a meeting in Turkey today.
Full story: Autosport.com

Red Bull's motorsport advisor Helmut Marko insists that both its Formula 1 team's drivers are treated exactly the same - even though he has publicly blamed Mark Webber for trying to defend his position during his Turkish Grand Prix crash.
Full story: Autosport.com

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