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Engine manufacturers convene to discuss noise

Representatives from all three engine manufacturers convened on Friday in the Chinese Grand Prix paddock to discuss ways of increasing the noise from the new V6 power units. FIA president Jean Todt promised the issue of noise would be looked at after a backlash from some fans over the quietness of the new formula. The first of several meetings to find a solution to the problem took place on Friday. It's expected the post-Spanish GP test will be used to trial some of the solutions. Andy Cowell (Mercedes) says it's unlikely they'll increase the rev limit of 15,000rpm, as most teams won't go above the optimum of 10,500rpm during a race weekend. If they were to rev to the 15,000rpm limit, it...
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