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'Noise could breach contract'

Organisers of the Australian GP think the quieter noise produced by the new V6 engines could be in breach of their contract with FOM and have complained to Bernie Ecclestone.Sunday's race marked the start of a new era for grand prix racing with the high-pitched scream of the 2.4 litre V8 engines used between 2006 and 2013 replaced by a deeper growl of 1.6 turbo charged V6 units and crowd noise and tyre squeal was noticeably more audible than in previous seasons. Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO Andrew Westacott said that the lack of noise had taken away from the spectacle at Albert Park and that AGPC Chairman Ron Walker had already expressed his concerns to F1 supremo Ecclestone....
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