News Details

'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....
Full Story »
1y ago from SkySports.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Australian GP says sound breached contract

– Australian Grand Prix organisers claim that their race contract...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Aus organisers claim breach of contract

Despite only recently extending their deal to host the Australian GP, the...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Aussie GP boss Walker raps Ecclestone

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

Australian GP organisers claim F1 breached contract

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

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Moto3 #StatAttack: Indianapolis GP

All of the crucial Moto3 stats and figures you need to impress your...
12h ago from MotoGP.com

Lorenzo visits Brazil ahead of Indianapolis

Jorge Lorenzo attended a Yamaha event in Brazil as ambassador of the new...
13h ago from MotoGP.com

Rossi smashes another record

Current MotoGP World Championship leader Valentino Rossi has broken Angel...
2d ago from MotoGP.com

Back to business as Moto2 return to America

Rabat ready to fight after recovering from injury, but can Zarco be...
13h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

MILLER: Let's call it 'Sage Gate'

Let's call it "Sage Gate" for lack of a better name but let's...
3h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: CFH hopes to retain Newgarden

The CFH Racing team has become a regular threat during its first season...
2h ago from Racer.com

RACER Video: Robin Miller with Mid-Ohio winner Graham...

The RACER Channel's Robin Miller catches up with Graham Rahal after the...
5h ago from Racer.com

Poll results: What type of person should replace...

Here are the results to our latest poll question: What type of individual...
4h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

First RX content pack hits Dirt Rally

From the press release, published today: From today, owners of DiRT Rally...

Ogier closes on title number three

Win could come at the next round in Germany
8h ago from WRC.com

Capito hails Latvala, Anttila the Kings of Speed

Volkswagen boss Jost Capito has hailed Jari-Matti Latvala and co-driver...
11h ago from Crash.net

Latvala hatched Ouninpohja plan

Friday’s rollercoaster 34.39km stage, regarded as the sport’s biggest...
12h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

John Terry Admits Losing To Arsenal In The Community...

It has been reported that Chelsea skipper John Terry admits losing to...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Petr Cech became the 199th player to play for Arsenal...

Petr Cech became the 199th player to play for Arsenal under Arsene...
6h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

The ten steps to Fantasy Football credibility…

The ten steps to Fantasy Football credibility… Stay ahead of the...

Arsenal transfer target rejects new contract with...

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain has fuelled speculation that he could join...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Alonso lauds beautifully balanced McLaren

Fernando Alonso says he is excited at what the... Read More »
8h ago from Crash.net

Lewis Hamilton heads into summer break

Defending world champion, Lewis Hamilton took to... Read More »
1h ago from ThisIsF1.com

FIA homologates season two powertrains

The FIA has approved the homologation of all... Read More »
2h ago from FormulaSpy.com

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.