Formula 1 gossip and rumours from international media

Sebastian Vettel may have had the fastest car in the first three races of 2011 but the Red Bull driver isn't taking anything for granted ahead of the next week's Turkish Grand Prix. The world champion says: "Our car should be strong there, but of course we have to respect our competitors. People are pushing hard, but we are pushing very hard too to maintain our strengths." Full story: Red Bull Racingexternal-link

McLaren are working hard on their latest raft of updates for the Istanbul race. The team report on social networking site Twitter: "Back at MTC [McLaren Technology Centre] more components are being prepared to join the trucks in Istanbul." Full story: McLaren team on Twitterexternal-link

Michael Schumacher is confident that Mercedes will have "an equally positive weekend" after both he and team-mate Nico Rosberg finished in the top 10 last time out in China.Full story: Mercedes GPexternal-link

Nick Heidfeld says Renault are still to fulfil the potential of their 2011 car despite taking two podiums from the first three races. The German driver adds that the three-week break between China and Turkey has given the team time to analyse how to improve their car. Full story: Renault F1 teamexternal-link

Ferrari driver Felipe Massa tuned up for Turkey by driving three different Ferraris, including the 150º Italia F1 car, at the team's Fiorano test track. The Brazilian said: It was so much fun. I've never driven three Ferraris one after the other like that."Full story: Ferrariexternal-link

Mark Webber takes Red Bull's F1 showcar to the streets of Italy on Saturday as he burns rubber around the historic streets of Turin. Toro Rosso driver Jaime Alguersuari is also taking part in the event. Full story: Red Bull Racingexternal-link

Toro Rosso are planning a major update to their cars with chief engineer Laurent Mekies looking forward to a "significant step" at Monaco and another to follow later in the season.Full story: Toro Rossoexternal-link

Williams driver Rubens Barrichello has detailed his fantasy wish-list of circuits, teams and car innovations but when asked which drivers he would choose if he was a team boss the Brazilian said: "I am a fan of Lewis Hamilton and I would like to see Robert Kubica alongside him. I think that could be a great driver line-up. " Full story: Formula 1external-link

Mark Webber's career plan for Formula
Webber's 1995 masterplan to win a seat in Formula 1 has paid off

Mark Webber, who made his F1 debut in 2002, has been looking back on his route into the sport after unearthing a career plan from 1995. He writes on Twitter: "Came across this today hadn't seen it for over a decade, date on top was 6/7/95. Great to see it - loads of memories. Money wise what really happened? I had loyal sponsors. 1996 cost £40k, 1997 £110k after that I was on my way..." Full story: Mark Webber on Twitterexternal-link

Royal Wedding fever has penetrated the world of Formula 1 with Scottish Force India driver Paul di Resta commenting on Twitter: "Big day for the UK today. The world will be watching." Full story: Force India driver Paul di Resta on Twitterexternal-link

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