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Tracks agreed to push for louder F1 claims Walker

Bernie Ecclestone with Ron Walker Formula 1 race organisers will continue to push for louder engines, according to disgruntled Australian Grand Prix chief Ron Walker. Last week in Barcelona, Mercedes tried a trumpet-shaped exhaust attachment designed to turn up the volume of this year's turbo V6s. The unanimous conclusion was that Formula 1′s first try at loudening the sport's aural spectacle did not work, and many were relieved that artificially tweaking the new and highly-sophisticated engines had not proved so simple. Formula 1, however, will not stop here, Walker insists. In Barcelona, the Australian led a rare meeting of almost every single promoter on the entire Formula 1...
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