Formula 1 gossip and rumours from international media

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone wants Turkish Grand Prix organisers to continue hosting the race next year but is unlikely to do them any favours by slashing costs. "We will be happy to race here for exactly the same fees that we get from other European races, like Hungary does," said Ecclestone. supersport.comexternal-link

Leading Formula 1 figures are adamant that the FIA has got its implementation of the DRS regulations spot on - despite criticisms that overtaking proved to be too easy in the Turkish Grand Prix. Full story: Autosportexternal-link

Williams F1 has announced that it is linking up with New York-based brand consultants Interbrand in order to help them restructure, with the team now promoting a fresh image following the recent statement regarding technical personnel changes. GP updateexternal-link

Tyre manufacturers Pirelli have said that Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel could have won the Turkish GP with only three stops, rather than the four he used on his way to victory number three of the 2011 season on Sunday.The Checkered Flagexternal-link

Vettel was reportedly banned from drinking champagne on the podium as he celebrated winning on Sunday. The 23-year-old championship leader was told he must resist drinking the champagne because Turkey's new alcohol age limit is 24. ESPN F1external-link

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