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Wednesday's F1 gossip column

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


Ferrari's Fernando Alonso
Alonso received a drive-through penalty for the Kubica incident

F1 race director Charlie Whiting says Ferrari were advised three times that their driver Fernando Alonso should let Renault's Robert Kubica through during the British Grand Prix.

Whiting said: "On the radio, I suggested to them that if they exchange position again, there would be no need for the stewards to intervene." (Autosprint Magazine)

Felipe Masasa says he will talk to Ferrari team-mate Fernando Alonso about the contact between the pair on the opening lap of the British GP. "I'll talk to Alonso to find out why he has touched my car. You really must not touch your team-mate's car."
Full story: aeiou.pt (in Portuguese)

Renault are likely to introduce their version of the 'F-duct' aerodynamic device, which has been pioneered by McLaren this season, at the Belgian Grand Prix at the end of August.
Full story: PlanetF1

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso is not happy with the ban on in-season testing, saying the restrictions are making the sport stale.
Full story: espnF1

Renault team boss Eric Boullier says the future of Vitaly Petrov at the team is entirely in his own hands, as rumours circulate that former world champion Kimi Raikkonen may return to the sport.
Full story: Autosport

This story will be updated throughout the day.



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Tuesday's F1 gossip column
13 Jul 10 |  Formula 1


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