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‘Teams may pay price for quieter F1’

A commotion about Formula One's new quieter cars could hit the sport's revenues and lead to teams getting less money if promoters take legal action, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Monday. Australian Grand Prix Corporation chairman Ron Walker said after Sunday's season-opener that he was not happy with the reduced decibels and Formula One was "clearly in breach of contract". "It's not what we paid for. It's going to change," Walker told the Melbourne Age newspaper, adding that he had spoken to a 'horrified' Ecclestone about it. "It will be an issue for promoters all around the world." Ecclestone told Reuters in a telephone interview that Walker...
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