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Mercedes, having already turned the tide of F1's established pecking order at the start of the sport's new era, attempted to turn up the volume of the new-generation turbo cars on the second and final day of the Barcelona test by trialling a 'trumpet' exhaust on their W05.Following early-season complaints from both fans and race promoters alike that the tinny noise being produced by the new V6 turbocharged power units is a substantial downgrade on the old ear-piercing V8s, the FIA has already initiated a study to see what can be done to increase decibel levels. The first test to try and find a solution was conducted by Mercedes at the Circuit de Catalunya on Wednesday, with their W05...
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