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Bernie Ecclestone vents frustration at new F1 sound

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has joined the growing list of disgruntled members within the paddock, stating he was “horrified” by the sound of the new machines. After a whole raft of technical modifications ahead of the new season, the new 1.6L turbocharged V6 engines offer a vastly different sound in comparison to their 2.4L normally-aspirated V8 predecessors. Despite the highly entertaining season-opener at Australia, which was eventually won rather dominantly by the Mercedes of Nico Rosberg, rumours have begun to surface that the Australian Grand Prix organisers have threatened to sue the sport for a breach of contract due to numerous complaints of the new sound, or lack of...
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