Formula 1 gossip and rumours from international media

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

Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey
Newey is one of the most highly-regarded designers in F1

Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey has told the Red Bulletin that ongoing suspicions about the legality of his team's front wing are "a bit boring". Full story: espnF1external-link

Red Bull driver Mark Webber has warned that his team have to solve their problems with the Kers power-boost system otherwise they will fall off the pace. Full story: Herald Sunexternal-link

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso admits the team's performances so far this season "have not been good enough" but is confident they can turn it around. He said: "It was definitely not the start of the season we were hoping for, for us and all our fans... but we are aware that this can change very quickly. Formula 1 has always been like this. In one race you struggle to get into the top five and in the next, you're fighting for the win. This year has been no exception to that rule." Full story: Ferrari.comexternal-link

Mercedes have the fastest pit crew in F1 at the moment, with an in-race pit stop time average of 22.301 seconds. McLaren are second quickest and Red Bull third. Full story: Auto Motor und Sport (in German)external-link

The doctor overseeing the recovery of Renault's Robert Kubica following his horrific rallying accident in February says it will be mid-summer before it is known if and when the 26-year-old Pole will return to racing. Full story: Autosportexternal-link

Williams' share price has plummeted by 27% following the team's worst start to an F1 season in 33 years - with no points from the opening three races of the campaign. Full story: the Guardianexternal-link