Formula 1 gossip and rumours from international media

Mark Webber has said it will be a "no-brainer" to use the Kers power boost system in this weekend's Malaysian grand prix, provided his Red Bull team can manage to integrate it with the chassis. Full story: Guardian

Red Bull Racing says there is no obvious explanation as to why there was such a performance difference between Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.Full story: Autosport

With Kuala Lumpur suffering regular tropical storms around the start time for qualifying and the race in Malaysia this weekend, Michael Schumacher shrugged off any suggestion that the track action should revert to an earlier start time. Full story:

The Yas Marina circuit, home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, is to have changes made in order to increase overtaking prior to November's race. Full story: Autosport

Renault's Vitaly Petrov has spoken of his delight after taking his first podium finish in the Australian Grand Prix. "For one second you probably feel a bit taller," he said. "When I received the trophy, it was an intense feeling of pride in what the team and I had achieved together." Full story:

Sauber rookie Sergio Perez says that a Grand Prix in his native Mexico could be "the best Grand Prix ever in F1". The country last held a race in 1992, but at least 150,000 turned out in February to see Perez perform a demonstration run. Full story: f1 com

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