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Ecclestone: 'Teams may pay the price for quiet F1'

Bernie Ecclestone has warned that the teams could lose out on significant revenue as a result of a quieter Formula 1 amid reports of unhappy race organisers. The 83-year-old made the comments in light of a threat from Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) chairman Ron Walker and chief executive Andrew Westacott, over the sound of the new V6 engines. The pair said F1 may have breached their agreement and they may therefore look to renegotiate a reduced fee for future events as a result. "We pay for a product, we've got contracts in place, we are looking at those very, very seriously because we reckon there has probably been some breaches," said Westacott. Video: Comparison...
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