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Lewis Hamilton has defended himself against accusations of being favoured by the FIA after the $100,000 fine levied against Ferrari following the team orders furore at Hockenheim sparked outrage amongst supporters of the Italian team.
Full story: Planetf1.com
Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali is not concerned that Felipe Massa may turn his back on the outfit in the wake of the team orders controversy.
Full story: autosport.com
The US-based Cypher Group has officially withdrawn its candidature to become the 13th team in 2011 . The team says that they remain "completely committed to developing a credible and viable F1 team" but could not raise enough money.
Full story: Joe Saward's Grand Prix Blog
Group chairman - and former team principal - Ron Dennis - has put the first crack in McLaren's carefully constructed on-message edifice by telling Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button to stop blaming their cars.
Full story: dailymail.co.uk
Heavy rain showers may affect today's qualifying, but the forecast for race day is hot and sunny, with temperatures predicted to hit up to 28 degrees.
Full story: BBC Weather
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