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'Megaphone' exhaust does not work - Rosberg

A 'megaphone' exhaust tested by Formula One leaders Mercedes in Spain on Wednesday failed to make the quieter new cars sound any louder, race driver Nico Rosberg said on Wednesday. "It wasn't a great solution," the German said in a video posted on Instagram after he had lapped Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya with what looked like a shiny vuvuzela at the back of the car. "It just didn't work. It didn't make it much louder. So we'll just have to look for another solution." The season's dominant team, runaway winners of all five races so far, had agreed to try out the trumpet-like device to try and pump up the volume after complaints that the new V6 turbo hybrid cars...
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