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F1's insane solution to noise issue

In their attempts to spice-up - read manipulate - the sport over the years, Formula One's powers that be have put forward some crazy solutions. However, the proposed solution to one of the biggest shortcoming of the new formula goes beyond farce and almost into the realms of insanity. The sport's commercial boss, Sean Bratches has revealed that plans are underway for a microphone to be placed on cars' exhausts in order that the sound can be amplified. 'One of the things that we want to amplify going forward are the sounds of the sport,' he told Reuters, 'because they are viscerally moving to fans and critically important in all the research that we do.' He then revealed that David Hill, a...
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