BBC Sport brings you a regular round-up of the gossip in newspapers and on specialist websites around the world.
Mark Webber (Red Bull), Robert Kubica (Renault) and Felipe Massa (Ferrari) have played down paddock rumours that they will move teams next year.
Full story: espnf1.com
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone is backing Mark Webber to win the World Championship this season. (Times)
BMW are unlikely to return to F1 for "many years", says the German carmaker's motorsport director and former BMW Sauber team principal Dr Mario Theissen.
Full story: motorsport.com
Brazil could be considering building a new grand prix track, with the future of Rio's Jacarepagua track, which hosted the race in the 1980s, compromised by the construction of Olympic facilities.
Full story: Joe Saward's blog
Jean-Eric Vergne, the British Formula 3 champion, will join Scuderia Toro Rosso for the young driver test at Abu Dhabi in November.
Full story: autosport.com
Italian Jarno Trulli has reportedly signed a contract to remain with Lotus for the team's second season in 2011.
Full story: paddocktalk.com
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