News Details

Australian Grand Prix organisers complain cars too quiet

Melbourne:  Australian Grand Prix organisers on Monday complained their contract may have been breached with new Formula Ones rules making the cars too quiet, detracting from what fans wanted. The sport is pushing the boundaries of hybrid technology this year with 2014's F1 machines running races on 35 percent less fuel than last season. (Also read: Rosberg opens new F1 era with dominant win)Turbocharged engines are back for the first time since 1988, with last year's 2.4-litre V8s replaced by 1.6-litre V6s. But Australian Grand Prix chairman Ron Walker, while delighted with the overall success of Sunday's season-opening event won by Nico Rosberg in a Mercedes, said the lack of noise...
Full Story »
1y ago from NDTVSports.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Australian GP organisers claim F1 breached contract

The organisers of the Australian Grand Prix may consider suing Formula 1,...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Aussie organisers consider suing for lack of sexiness

Crash, bang but not enough wallop Sutton Images Enlarge Australian Grand...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Aussie GP boss Walker raps Ecclestone

Australian Grand Prix organisers have complained to Formula One...
1y ago from SuperSport.com

Australian Grand Prix: Mercedes preview Melbourne

Australian Grand Prix: Mercedes preview Melbourne 10 March, 2014 Toto...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP moves closer to Indonesian race from 2017

Indonesia could return to the MotoGP calendar from 2017 after series...
17h ago from Motorsport.com

Sykes in control despite close times at Donington

First day of action in UK decides top-20 riders for Round 6...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Rossi doubted he could win again – Yamaha

MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi doubted whether he could win again in the...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Rivals refuse to write off Marquez

With Marc Marquez having won only one race this there has been plenty of...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Percat/Smollen win thrilling Porsche Pro-Am

Shane Smollen and V8 Supercars driver Nick Percat won a close-fought...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Lester/Smyth dominate Phillip Island 101 qualifying

Ferrari drivers Jono Lester and Graeme Smyth will start the Australian GT...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Indy 500: Practice 11 results

Power and Dixon on top as Vautier steps in Practice 11 times 1. Will...
12h ago from Crash.net

Brundle to test 18-inch Pirelli GP2 car at Monaco

Grand Prix veteran-turned-TV commentator Martin Brundle is drive an...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Latvala finds form to lead in Portugal

He won the same stage this morning and this afternoon in his Volkswagen...
11h ago from WRC.com

Latvala leads in Portugal

Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala leads Kris Meeke of Britain at the Rally of...
12h ago from SkySports.com

Promising start for Hyundai Motorsport at all-new...

Hyundai Motorsport has had a trouble-free opening day to this weekend’s...
10h ago from Motorsport.com

Latvala seizes lead in Portugal

Volkswagen's Jari-Matti Latvala heads the pack on Rally de Portugal,...
17h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsene Wenger: 'Key decisions will be made in the...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is adamant that he has to factor the size of...
1h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Arsenal first-team regular: I want to change position

Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey has admitted that he is keen to switch from a...

Aaron Ramsey: 'I want to play in central role'

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has admitted that he prefers to play in a...
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Wenger's comments strengthen rumours of Vidal's move...

Arturo Vidal could be on his way to the Emirates, after recently agreeing...
8h ago from AllArsenal.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.