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Canadian Grand Prix happy with new Formula 1 sound

Francois Dumontier with Bernie Ecclestone Canadian Grand Prix promoter Francois Dumontier doesn't mind the new and milder sound of Formula 1. Earlier in 2014, Australian Grand Prix chief Ron Walker revealed his outrage at the loss of the screaming engines of the past, insisting fellow race promoters will also be looking into whether the sport had breached its contracts. Less concerned, however, is Dumontier, the man behind the popular Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. He is currently in the midst of negotiations to extend the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve's contract beyond 2014, but on the matter of engine sound, he thinks it is purely 'subjective'. 'I think assessing the sound of the engine is...
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