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Formula 1 looking to up the volume of V6 turbo engines

Formula 1 in 2014 not loud enough for some Formula 1 is pushing ahead with efforts to make its new V6 turbo engines louder, in the wake of much criticism and disdain from certain quarters. After decades of screaming, naturally-aspirated V12s, V10s and V8s, the markedly lower volume of this year's energy-recovering turbo ‘power units' was a shock. 'I did not find it exciting,' said former Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya, as he explained to Germany's Auto Motor und Sport why he watched only the first five laps of the recent Chinese Grand Prix on television. 'And I missed the noise,' the Colombian added. 'At least on TV. I don't know how the engines sound in reality, but I think it...
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