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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.

Cosworth has played down rumours that Lotus is set to switch to Renault power for the 2011 season. Recently, the British independent engine maker also played down speculation Williams could change suppliers, insisting the team last year signed a three-year contract. Full story:

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has urged the FIA and rival teams to consider a change to the safety car regulations to prevent a repeat of the events that hurt his outfit at the European Grand Prix.
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Domenicali's call has been echoed by Michael Schumacher, who along with his Mercedes boss Ross Brawn, also wants clarification of the safety car rules after the seven-time world champion completed his worst-ever race finish in 259 grand prix starts, finishing 15th.

Team owner Peter Sauber has hailed F1 rookie Kamui Kobayashi after the Japanese driver secured seventh place at the European Grand Prix, describing his efforts as "absolutely amazing".
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Heikki Kovalainen believes Mark Webber was taken by surprise by the Lotus' early braking point in the Australian's accident in the European Grand Prix.
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'Thanks for messages everyone, feeling good this morning-role [sic] on Silverstone' - Webber tweets his supporters early on Monday morning.
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Rivals teams have rubbished suggestions from Fernando Alonso that the European Grand Prix result was "manipulated" by the FIA - and believe the matter was down to simple bad luck.
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see also
Sunday's F1 gossip column
27 Jun 10 |  Formula 1
Saturday's F1 gossip column
26 Jun 10 |  Formula 1

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