News Details

Mosley to 'blame' for V6 engines

Former FIA president Max Mosley says not only does he "like" the new engine noise but that he is also responsible for it. During his tenure as president of motorsport's governing body, Mosley campaigned on three main issues; safety, cost cutting and keeping up with the times. The latter meant a move to greener technology, which came into being this season when F1 welcomed the new 1.6-litre turbocharged V6 engines with ERS. The change, though, has not gone down well with some fans prompting F1 to look into ways to increase the volume. And if fans are looking for someone to blame, Mosley says that is him and he's happy about it. "If anybody should be 'blamed' it's me," he...
Full Story »
2y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Todt: My friend Bernie has a hearing aid because his...

Jean Todt with Bernie Ecclestone When it comes to engine noise, most...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Agreement reached to make engines louder

The teams, the FIA and Bernie Ecclestone have all come to a unanimous...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Formula One president Jean Todt dismisses rule changes

Manama:  International Automobile Federation president Jean Todt has...
2y ago from NDTVSports.com

Only F1 noise will change says Todt,,,

When it comes to engine noise, most F1 players are open to turning up the...
2y ago from GrandPrix.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Pedrosa still Honda's number one choice for 2017

He may be in his 11th season as a works HRC rider, but Dani Pedrosa is...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Pedrosa to join Rossi at Yamaha, Viñales to remain at...

Dani Pedrosa may be set to make an incredible shift from Honda to Yamaha,...

Rossi: Le Mans usually suits Yamaha

– Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi is hopeful of claiming back-to-back...
5h ago from GPUpdate.net

Aprilia MotoGP engine still at only ’60 per cent’...

Only the Aprilia chassis is close to where it needs to be, says boss...
8h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar should use spec aerokit to improve racing,...

Team Penske’s Will Power says that if the Verizon IndyCar Series does...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Jack Brabham named in Indianapolis honour list

The late Sir Jack Brabham has been honoured on a list naming the 100 most...
4h ago from SpeedCafe.com

INDYCAR: Dome skids still divisive after Texas test

Opinions of IndyCar's dome skids remain divided after the safety feature...
18h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Final scramble to complete Indy entries

The race to complete the field at for the 100th Indianapolis 500 is in...
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

New look for Corsica encounter

Tour de Corse organisers ring changes for 2016
7h ago from WRC.com

Bumper entry for Portugal's WRC clash

80 entries includes three year record for World Rally Cars
3h ago from WRC.com

Toivonen tribute in Finland

Show runs for Finn's winning Lancia Delta S4
1d ago from WRC.com

TVS hints full-scale Dakar entry in future

Indian two-wheeler manufacturer TVS is considering competing in the Dakar...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Five reasons why Tottenham are better than Arsenal

Five reasons why Tottenham are better than Arsenal BEGIN GALLERY This...
58m ago from FootballFancast....

Pictures: Arsenal star makes comeback after five...

The title race has already been won but the Gunners still have a lot...
5h ago from Express.co.uk

Five players Arsenal really need to ditch this summer

Five players Arsenal really need to ditch this summer BEGIN GALLERY With...

Comments

Hottest News

Scene at the Russian Grand Prix

F1 is a serious business, but it also provides... Read More »
7h ago from F1i.com

Raikkonen: Difficult to pinpoint what Ferrari is lacking

Kimi Raikkonen says it is difficult for Ferrari... Read More »
5h ago from F1i.com

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.