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Australian Grand Prix organisers complain cars too quiet

Melbourne:  Australian Grand Prix organisers on Monday complained their contract may have been breached with new Formula Ones rules making the cars too quiet, detracting from what fans wanted. The sport is pushing the boundaries of hybrid technology this year with 2014's F1 machines running races on 35 percent less fuel than last season. (Also read: Rosberg opens new F1 era with dominant win)Turbocharged engines are back for the first time since 1988, with last year's 2.4-litre V8s replaced by 1.6-litre V6s. But Australian Grand Prix chairman Ron Walker, while delighted with the overall success of Sunday's season-opening event won by Nico Rosberg in a Mercedes, said the lack of noise...
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