News Details

Scope to alter engine noise 'extremely limited'

Renault Sport F1′s Rob White says the potential to increase the noise of the new-for-2014 V6 Turbo power-units is 'extremely limited'. Following a meeting of the World Motor Sport Council in Marrakech last week, the FIA confirmed that a consultation process to investigate what can be done to increase the volume of the engines has begun. The sport's new sound has been one of the biggest talking points so far this season, with many fans criticising the change as well as F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone. 'The principal reason why the engine is quieter is the turbine wheel and the muffling effect that you get from that,' explained Andy Cowell, managing director at Mercedes-Benz HPP, during...
Full Story »
11mo ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mosley backs Todt stance on noise

– Former FIA President Max Mosley has backed the way his successor...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Mosley: 'Quieter engines are better for fans'

Former FIA-president Max Mosley believes the quieter engines, which he...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Engine makers to discuss turbo V6 sound in China

Engine makers to discuss turbo V6 sound in China 11 April, 2014 Formula...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

FIA calls Formula 1 teams to meeting on costs

Sahara Force India Formula 1 teams have been called to an urgent meeting...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Dorna outline proposals for 2017 season

Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta has announced the companies plans for...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

MotoGP bosses announce massive cash boost for teams

MotoGP will pay for all satellite bikes as part of a huge investment
7h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Sykes claims his first Superpole of the season

Rea and Haslam complete the first row for tomorrow's two WorldSBK races....
33m ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Alesi takes double pole on car racing debut

Giuliano Alesi, the 15-year-old son of former Ferrari Grand Prix star...
20h ago from Motorsport.com

IndyCar: Long Beach gallery - Friday

Sights from day 1 IndyCar action at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach....
10h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Will Power tops tight battle in FP2 at Long...

Don't miss a thing at the 41st Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Get the...
15h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Dixon leads Ganassi 1-2 in Long Beach FP1

Scott Dixon, who hasn’t won on this track since the Indy Lights race in...
18h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Rally Argentina: Event timetable

Complete event timetable for Rally Argentina, the fourth round out of 13...
1d ago from Crash.net

Hyundai brings paddles to Argentina

And they'll get to use them a lot, in those water splashes. Now, after...

Lappi heads Skoda WRC 2 challenge

European champion Esapekka Lappi will step up to head the Czech...
1d ago from WRC.com

Bryan Herta Autosport expands into GRC

Former IndyCar driver will field two teams with Sandell and Dyne as...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal agree Morgan Schneiderlin move?

Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Southampton midfielder...
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

(Video) David Beckham trolls son Brooklyn over his...

David Beckham has always attempted to lead a normal life, or as ordinary...
1h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Reading v Arsenal – MANAGER QUOTES

MANAGER QUOTES Steve Clarke: 'I know that if we play the perfect game,...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Alexandre Lacazette & nine of Europe's finest we wish...

Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, and Newcastle look set to give up...
10h ago from CaughtOffside.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.