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Silverstone likes the sound of new F1

Organisers of the British grand prix have counted themselves out of the controversy surrounding the milder sound of F1's new V6 engines. While Melbourne's Ron Walker and F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone have been making a lot of noise about the sport's new quieter sound, the president of Silverstone's circuit-owning club BRDC thinks the old V8s were in fact "too noisy". "I think they were ear-bleeding," former F1 driver Derek Warwick, also serving as a steward this weekend in Bahrain, told Reuters. "We've just got to re-adjust our volume." Also in Bahrain this weekend is Richard Phillips, Silverstone's managing director, who thinks fans are actually...
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