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 »
9mo 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...
9mo ago from BBC.co.uk

Mercedes test megaphone exhaust

14th May 2014 (F1plus / Rosie Baillie).- Mercedes tested a...
9mo 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...
9mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Rosberg: 'Megaphone' exhaust didn't change anything

– Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg says that alterations to the exhaust...
9mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Miller: We need to work on saving tyres

Jack Miller's promotion to MotoGP has set tongues wagging up and down the...
19h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

VIDEO: Iannone - The Ducati is fantastic!

Andrea Iannone has high hopes for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship...
1d ago from Crash.net

Sepang Michelin test ends in fast crashes for front...

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...

Lorenzo fall offers peak inside Yamaha M1

Jorge Lorenzo's fast accident at Thursday's Michelin MotoGP test resulted...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Rally Mexico: Sky-high round for the DS 3 WRCS

At close to 2,800 metres above sea level, the Citroën Total Abu Dhabi...
19h ago from Motorsport.com

Rally Mexico: Event timetable

Complete event timetable for Rally Mexico, the third round out of 13 in...
16h ago from Crash.net

Hyundai to introduce engine upgrade in Mexico

Mexico poses a unique challenge to WRC teams with altitudes reaching up...
22h ago from WRC.com

Neuville relishes Rally Mexico return

Thierry Neuville is targeting a podium finish for the third year in a row...
22h ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsene Wenger: You can't blame Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud unquestionably had one of his worst games in an Arsenal...
2h ago from AllArsenal.com

Arsenal, Tottenham…who will buckle?

It’s shaping up to be one of the most enticing battles in the Premier...

REVEALED: Arsenal Players Have Never Seen Wenger So...

Reports are out claiming that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger steamed into his...
6h ago from Nastytackle.com

Giroud aims to recover from Monaco embarrassment

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has vowed to bounce back from his...
2h ago from Football.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

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.