News Details

Megaphone exhaust didn't work says Rosberg

F1's supposed 'sound problem' is going back to the drawing board, following the track debut of the Mercedes 'megaphone'. At the post-Spanish grand prix test in Barcelona on Wednesday, the exhaust of Nico Rosberg's dominant W05 car was fitted with the trumpet-shaped attachment designed to turn up the volume of this year's new turbo V6 engines. "It wasn't a great solution," Rosberg said afterwards in a video posted on Instagram. The 'trumpet', which can be heard at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAuupY65NcQ, was later removed from the silver car. "It just didn't work," Rosberg explained. "It didn't make it much louder. So we'll just have to look for another...
Full Story »
2y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

'Megaphone' exhaust does not work - Rosberg

A 'megaphone' exhaust tested by Formula One leaders Mercedes in Spain on...
2y ago from SuperSport.com

Mercedes trials 'megaphone' exhaust

– Mercedes has given a 'megaphone' exhaust its first on track...
2y ago from GPUpdate.net

Rosberg: 'Megaphone' exhaust makes no difference

Formula 1 must look at alternative solutions to increase the volume after...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Mercedes trials 'megaphone' exhaust

Mercedes AMG Petronas Mercedes has trialled a 'megaphone' exhaust across...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP Assen: Dovizioso gets the better of Marquez in...

Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso left his best lap until last, and a...
3h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Assen MotoGP: Dovizioso leads Marquez in FP3 as...

Ducati factory rider Andrea Dovizioso headed Marc Marquez and Maverick...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Rossi upbeat after strong showing on Friday

Valentino Rossi is optimistic about his chances of having a successful...
13h ago from SuperSport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar confirms revised Texas plan

– IndyCar officials have confirmed plans for resuming the Firestone...
5h ago from GPUpdate.net

Series confirms Firestone 600 completion plan

IndyCar has announced its plan for resuming the Firestone 600 at Texas...
3h ago from Crash.net

INDYCAR: Daly upbeat during roller coaster year

To say it's been an up-and-down season for Conor Daly is quite an...
17h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Rahal fastest in second practice

Just like he was in the open test a couple weeks ago, Graham Rahal...
14h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Paddon targets Poland bounce back

Kiwi keen to put recent disappointment behind him
4h ago from WRC.com

Craig Breen and Stéphane Lefebvre to represent Abu...

Winners of Rally de Portugal with Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle, the Abu Dhabi...
17h ago from Motorsport.com

Ogier draws 'additional strength' from fatherhood

Will Tim make the champ even faster?
23h ago from WRC.com

Hyundai Motorsport targets podium at fast and furious...

Hyundai Motorsport is ready to challenge for another podium result in...
22h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Gossip: Three Updates As Arsenal Ramp Up Transfer...

Following the news regarding Jamie Vardy turning down a chance to join the...
1h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Rachel Yankey returns from loan spell

Rachel Yankey has returned to Arsenal Ladies following an impressive loan...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal join Spurs in £24m race for prolific forward,...

Arsenal have joined arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur and Premier League...

Arsenal to face Lens in pre-season

RC Lens have announced that they'll face Arsenal in a pre-season fixture...
3h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Comments

Hottest News

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.