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F1 set to trial another noise boosting solution

Formula 1's noise dilemma could soon be solved with the go-ahead for another noise boosting test after the British Grand Prix in July. Mercedes attempted to amplify the exhaust note by fitting a 'megaphone' style exit on their exhaust during a test in Barcelona earlier this year. However it failed to have the desired effect and was quickly dropped. The FIA and Ferrari have been working with acoustic engineers in an effort to find another solution and they believe they've made some progress. Their proposal is for a double exhaust and megaphone elements between the turbocharger and the wastegate within the power unit. Testing has already taken place on the engine dyno and has been described...
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