News Details

Rosberg – new style ‘megaphone' exhaust a failure

Mercedes’ attempts to up the volume of the current engines with a new style exhaust has been a failure, Nico Rosberg has reported. The Brackley-based outfit became the first team to trial a new ‘megaphone’ exhaust on Wednesday, in response to criticism over the reduced volume of the new for 2014 1.6 litre V6 turbo power units. Rosberg ran back-to-back tests with the new exhausts fitted to the W05 in the morning, before switching back to a more conventional exhaust set-up in the afternoon. 'Unfortunately it didn't change anything so we need to keep pushing,' he explained. 'We want to, as a team, make things louder for the sport. “We need to keep pushing and try some other solutions...
Full Story »
2y ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Trumpet exhaust failed - Rosberg

Nico Rosberg says the new trumpet exhaust his Mercedes team tested on...
2y ago from BBC.co.uk

Mercedes test megaphone exhaust

14th May 2014 (F1plus / Rosie Baillie).- Mercedes tested a...
2y ago from F1Plus.com

Mercedes decide not to test megaphone exhaust in FP1

Mercedes will test a new their megaphone exhaust next week, not during...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Rosberg: 'Megaphone' exhaust didn't change anything

– Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg says that alterations to the exhaust...
2y ago from GPUpdate.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Analysis: How Mugello proved to Vinales Yamaha was the...

Yamaha-bound rider Maverick Vinales is certain he's made the right choice...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Mugello Expert Opinion: Casey Stoner

Without doubt Andrea Iannone and the Desmosedici GP had the pace to run...

Analysis: Why struggling Honda had to redesign its...

While Honda admits the deficiencies of its new MotoGP engine, the Japanese...
4d ago from Motorsport.com

Yamaha suspects overrevving to blame for engine...

Yamaha overrevved its engines at Mugello, or at least that's the theory...
4d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDY DIARIES: Footage from the first running of the...

Over 99 runnings, the Indianapolis 500 has become the most famous event...
4h ago from Racer.com

Motorsport.com Indy 500 driver preview

Motorsport.com's David Malsher (DM) and Nick DeGroot (NDG) preview the...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Michael Andretti on life after Indy defeats

What does an elite sportsman do when the greatest achievement of his...
13h ago from Motorsport.com

Franchitti on Chilton crash: "He doesn't know...

Chip Ganassi Racing team advisor Dario Franchitti isn't placing blame on...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Lydden WRX: Solberg leads Day 1 as Loeb hits trouble

Reigning World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg leads the way after the...
23h ago from Motorsport.com

The WRC gallery: Round 5: Portugal

Advertising Here is a selection of some of our favourite photographs,...
2d ago from WRC.com

Merzouga, Stage 5: Benavides wins as Rodrigues ends...

Honda's Kevin Benavides took win in the 2016 edition of Merzouga Rally at...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Camilli buoyed by Portugal result

M-Sport driver reflects on fifth place finish
2d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Thierry Henry: This is why Olivier Giroud is the...

GETTY LEAD: Giroud can take France all the way France will be without...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Frank Lampard aims sly dig at Arsenal over title...

GETTY DIG: Frank Lampard believes Arsenal lack grit Lampard was...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Ricciardo feels "screwed" and "hurt"...

Having started from pole and leading the early... Read More »
53m ago from Motorsport.com

Hamilton wins as Red Bull throw away victory

Monaco Grand Prix – Lewis Hamilton took... Read More »
1h ago from FormulaSpy.com

EXPLAINED: The pit-lane error that cost Red Bull victory

Monaco GP: Red Bull Racing presented the victory... Read More »
24m ago from F1Hub.net

Recent News

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.