News Details

Lauda scoffs at idea that engine volume can be turned up

Niki Lauda It is absurd to suggest that Formula 1 engine manufacturers should urgently turn up the volume of the new V6 turbo engines. That is the view of Mercedes team chairman Niki Lauda, who days ago in Melbourne admitted the sound of the 22 cars charging to the first corner left him underwhelmed. Williams technical boss Pat Symonds agrees: 'For me the start is the most exciting part of the race, and I loved it when the 22 drivers revved up their engines.' 'I don't generally complain about the sound, but at the start (in Melbourne) it did seem a bit quiet,' he told Auto Motor und Sport. Lauda, however, said: 'The debate about the engine noise is absurd — you can't change that now....
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Formula 1′s vacuum cleaner engine sound a big...

The Formula 1 field purr into Turn 1 in Melbourne Organisers of the...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Bernie horrified by 2014 sound

Bernie Ecclestone says he was "horrified" by the lack of sound...
1y ago from SkySports.com

F1 2013 vs 2014 sound comparison – Melbourne

YouTube user, krookzeh, has made a terrific video that shows the...
1y ago from Formula1Blog.com

Lauda says Formula 1 is formula engine for now

Toto Wolff with Niki Lauda Formula 1 might now be called formula engine,...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Sachsenring ready for fireworks in MotoGP title battle

Valentino Rossi heads to the Sachsenring for the GoPro Motorrad Grand...
20h ago from MotoGP.com

Poncharal: Right now, I d keep Smith and Espargaro

If Monster Yamaha Tech 3 team boss Herve Poncharal had to decide his 2016...
17h ago from Crash.net

Bradl to miss home Grand Prix

After breaking his scaphoid last time out in Assen, Stefan Bradl will...
15h ago from MotoGP.com

Zarco out to break more records in Sachsenring

The incredible season of Johann Zarco continued at Assen with another...
20h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Power penalised for Fontana incident

– Will Power has been fined $25,000 and placed on probation for the...
4d ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar: 'Insane' race spurs critics, supporters

Several leading IndyCar drivers including Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power...
1w ago from Racer.com

IndyCar Power fined $25k; Vautier $10K, Rahal $5k...

The Verizon IndyCar Series has informed its teams of the penalties...
5d ago from Racer.com

2016 IndyCar season to be longer, Road America may...

IndyCar is expecting a stronger schedule for next season, which will last...
5d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier: Tyre error almost tripped me up

Rally Poland victor worried about tyre slip-up
7h ago from WRC.com

To China or not to China, WRC ponders

First of, this could get a little long and a little incoherent… I...

Toyota's WRC project, are you OK?

Please allow me to pull out the basic facts, or at least what looks like...
15h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

Idris Elba takes to the stages

Rally the focus of a new television series
20h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal Can Beat Any Team In The World – Hector...

It has been reported that Arsenal fullback Hector Bellerin says they feel...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Raheem Sterling is the most valuable young player in...

Raheem Sterling is the most valuable young player in Europe as Premier...
5h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta pens new one-year deal as...

Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta pens new one-year deal as Arsene Wenger...
4h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal Lining Up Bid For Porto Midfielder Yacine...

It has been reported that Arsenal are being linked with Porto midfielder...
8h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

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.