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Australian GP says sound breached contract

– Australian Grand Prix organisers claim that their race contract was breached this season, as a result of the sport's new turbocharged engines being much quieter than the previous V8 powerplants. Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) Chairman Ron Walker says he has already talked to Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone over the matter, with both men eager for there to be significant changes. ''I was absolutely delighted with the whole weekend, but I was not too happy with the sound," Walker is quoted as saying by The Age. "We are resolving that with Bernie. It's clearly in breach of our contract. I was talking to him on Sunday and it's not what we paid for. It's going to...
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