News Details

Formula One: Bernie Ecclestone wants new machines to sound 'more like racing cars'

London:  Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has said he will try to make new-look machines sound "more like racing cars" after organisers of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix threatened to sue for breach of contract.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.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 was not what...
Full Story »
1y ago from NDTVSports.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone declares war on the lack of noise

Those who like loud things did find some comfort at Albert Park, even if...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Ecclestone: Lack of noise needs to be investigated

– Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has said the sport needs to...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

'Noise could breach contract'

Organisers of the Australian GP think the quieter noise produced by the...
1y ago from SkySports.com

Ecclestone warns quieter F1 could be costly

Bernie Ecclestone says the new sound of F1 engines could hit teams in the...
1y ago from Crash.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Laverty pragmatic as he loses out on Aprilia MotoGP...

Michael Laverty is disappointed he isn’t going to be able to show his...
3h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Rossi smashes another record

Current MotoGP World Championship leader Valentino Rossi has broken Angel...
1d ago from MotoGP.com

Honda chasing 700th GP victory

The Japanese manufacturer currently has 698 GP victories across all...
16h ago from MotoGP.com

Q&A with Mahindra Racing CEO Mufaddal Choonia

Mahindra Racing’s CEO looks back on the season so far and discusses the...
16h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Rahal scores blistering win as Montoya stumbles

Hometown hero Graham Rahal has scorched to the finest win of his career...
3h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Mid-Ohio: Race results

Perfect timing hands local hero Rahal victory in Ohio Race results 1....
2h ago from Crash.net

Rahal Uses Strategy to Win at Mid-Ohio

Graham Rahal used strategy and a timely caution to vault into the lead in...

Hunter-Reay tops warm-up despite spinning out

Sunday morning's warm-up session at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course saw...
9h ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Lefebvre excluded from Rally Finland

Frenchman's DS 3 used illegal ECU software
4h ago from WRC.com

Mission accomplished for Hyundai Motorsport with...

Hyundai Motorsport has finished this weekend’s Rally Finland, round 8 of...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Ostberg: Pre-event test "key" to podium

Citroen's Mads Ostberg believes preparation was the “key” to his...
4h ago from Crash.net

Another podium finish for Mads Østberg!

Like in Mexico and Argentina, Mads Østberg and Jonas Andersson finished...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal Striker Joel Campbell Close To Palermo Move

It has been reported that a move to Palermo is still on for Arsenal...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

John Terry: 'Arsenal defeat means nothing'

Chelsea captain John Terry has played down the significance of losing...
1h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Arsene Wenger hits out over respect after Community...

Arsenal defeated Chelsea via a first half goal from Alex...
6h ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

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.