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F1 agrees to turn up the volume

Although no immediate solution is at hand, F1 teams and the powers-that-be have agreed to look for a way to increase the engine noise. The sound of the new 1.6-litre V6 engines has been heavily criticised by many in Formula One; drivers and fans alike. This prompted FIA president Jean Todt to meet with the teams in Bahrain where it was agreed they would try find a soltuation. "It's something we have been addressing with all the manufacturers involved in F1, to address the thing even with the new regulations," Todt told Autosport. "So we must see if we can implement in short, medium, long term, a bigger noise. And that we will do and we will get unanimous agreement."...
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