F1 gossip: Rosberg, Ferrari, Perez, Red Bull, Haas, Renault

Sergio Perez celebrates his third-placed finish at the Monaco Grand Prix
Sergio Perez secured his sixth podium finish at the Monaco Grand Prix

Tuesday, 31 May

Sergio Perez, 26, hopes his third-place finish for Force India at last Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix will revive a Formula 1 career that looked to have stalled following an unsuccessful one-season stay as Lewis Hamilton's replacement at McLaren in 2013.(Sky Sports)

Championship leader Nico Rosberg, 30, hopes to stay with Mercedes for 'many more years' as he negotiates a new contract with the world champions. (Crash.net)

Ferrari team principal Maurizio Arrivabene admits his team still needs to find out why they are struggling in qualifying after another disappointing showing at the Monaco Grand Prix, where their cars started fourth and sixth on the grid.(Autosport)

As a result, Ferrari are considering an engine upgrade for the Canadian Grand Prix, which is next on the calendar on 12 June.(Motorsport.com)

The Ultra Soft, which was introduced at Monaco, is the favoured tyre for teams to use at the up-coming Canadian Grand Prix, according to manufacturers Pirelli.(GP update)

However, Haas and Renault have controversially opted against using any of the super-soft options.(Autosport)

Renault have reached agreement with Red Bull to continue to provide power units for the 2017 and 2018 season.(Automotive World)

Daniel Ricciardo and Lewis Hamilton
Daniel Ricciardo made clear his anger at his Red Bull team for costing him a potential race win

Monday, 30 May

The pit-stop delay that "screwed" Daniel Ricciardo's chances of taking victory at the Monaco GP was caused by the tyres being trapped at the back of the Red Bull garage. (Motorsport)

Felipe Massa, 35, says this season could be his last with Williams. (UOL Esporte via Autoweek)

Pastor Maldonado is in talks with teams about returning to Formula 1, after losing his seat at Renault over the winter. (Autosport)

The new regulation tyres shown off by Pirelli at Monaco are still in the prototype stage, so teams still have little data to work from for next season. (Crash.net)

Watch: Allan McNish explains Red Bull's "colossal mess-up"

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said he was in "two minds" about the Monaco GP result, with Lewis Hamilton winning, but team-mate Nico Rosberg finishing seventh. (PlanetF1)

The future of the Monza GP remained uncertain as Angelo Sticchi Damiani, president of the Italian automobile club, met F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone in Monaco. (Corriere della Sera via GrandPrix)

Sergio Perez's third-place finish for Force India in Monaco was given the presidential seal of approval. The Mexican was congratulated on Twitter by his country's leader Enrique Pena Nieto, who said: "Congratulations Checo for this great race."

Mexico president
Sergio Perez's third-place finish is welcomed by the Mexican president

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