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Vuvuzela style F1 exhaust tested by Mercedes is a flop

The unsightly vuvuzela style exhaust bolted on to Nico Rosberg's Mercedes W05 during Barcelona testing A vuvuzela style megaphone exhaust tested by Formula One leaders Mercedes in Spain on Wednesday failed to make the quieter new cars sound any louder, race driver Nico Rosberg said on Wednesday. 'It wasn't a great solution,' the German said in a video posted on Instagram after he had lapped Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya with what looked like a shiny vuvuzela – the trumpet made famous at the football 2010 World Cup in South Africa - at the back of the car. 'It just didn't work. It didn't make it much louder. So we'll just have to look for another solution.' The season's dominant...
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