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Latest rules subdues F1's sexier qualities

Formula One's latest changes mean the sexy purr of engines and the violent throttle of speed won't quite be what they used to be. The usual title talk has surrounded pre-season testing as usual, but the normally boisterous roar of F1's engines has been slightly subdued. Get used to it. 'I've grown up with the 'old' sound, and I loved it. Some of the old cars that had the exhaust coming under the floor, the sound was just awesome — just from the TV,' Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton said. 'The V10 and V8 of the last few years, with their special roar, had goose-bumps potential. When you started the engine you had to cover your ears. That's history. F1 is moving on.' Moving on, yes. But...
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