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Mercedes not happy with megaphone noise fix says Wolff

One proposed solution to the sound problem in formula one this year is a "megaphone"-style exhaust. The news was revealed by Toto Wolff, a chief at one of F1's three current engine suppliers, Mercedes. Together with Ferrari and Renault, the engine-making trio is currently looking into how to turn up the controversially low volume of this year's new 1.6 litre V6 turbos. Nico Rosberg, a Mercedes race driver, tipped a solution to be found ahead of the Monaco grand prix late this month. "We will soon be in Monaco and I think we will hear a different sound there," the German said last weekend whilst visiting the DTM season opener at Hockenheim. "I think it's important...
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