Formula 1 to stay loud and proud as green silent series looms 27 October, 2013 Formula E Racing Series As a new silent motor racing world series gears up, Formula 1 is on a mission to stay as loud as it can in a new, greener world.
The last scream of a normally-aspired V8 engine will be cut after the chequered flag in Brazil next month, as audio clips of the tamer tones of next year's turbo V6s hit the internet.
Some have likened the noise to a high-revving vacuum cleaner.
'Well, for sure, the element of the engine sound is very important, no doubt about it,' Ferrari team boss Stefano Domenicali said in India.
The Italian has been around Formula 1 long enough to remember well the howling...
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