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What do drivers think of F1 engine sound? ‘It is s**t!'

Some Formula 1 fans are tired of discussing the sound of the 2014 power unit and I can't disagree with them. The new V6 turbo is certainly lower in revs and the sound is much more muted than in previous iterations and while some fans are perfectly fine with the lack of noise, others are outraged that the series would lose sight of its visceral appeal and DNA. But what do the people who drive these new machines think? The drivers are the closest to the action and we all know that the driver doesn’t hear what we, the fans, hear. They hear the engine or power unit behind them or through the air intake and it takes on a decidedly different sound. This may come as no surprise but the drivers,...
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