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F1 drivers 'not happy' with turbo cars - Coulthard

Sutton Images Enlarge David Coulthard says unhappiness amongst drivers about this year's F1 cars is widespread because they lack the "pure" driving experience and noise of previous seasons. Several drivers have spoken out about aspects of the new cars, with Sebastian Vettel saying the new V6 turbo engines sounded "shit" ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix. Coulthard, who won 13 grands prix before his retirement in 2008 and is now a pundit for the BBC's F1 coverage, believes other drivers are not speaking out publicly but share the misgivings about the new era of F1. "They are not happy," Coulthard told AOL Cars. "The marketers love it because it gives them...
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