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F1 dispute over 'too quiet' engines

McLaren team boss Eric Boullier has defended Formula 1's new engines in the wake of complaints they have an uninspiring sound. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he was 'horrified' by V6 turbo hybrids, which are much quieter than the old V8 ones. Boullier said: 'We can't dismiss it if fans complain but we also have to see some positives and not focus only on the noise.' Engines are among several F1 changes this year. Boullier pointed out that the engines mirror the direction of the road-car industry and had been embraced by manufacturers. “Personally I like the sound of the engines, but then I love F1 and I love watching cars go round a racetrack” Claire Williams Williams deputy...
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