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Engine sound is curcial for F1 popularity, say Ricciardo and Sainz

Engine sound is curcial in terms of the way fans perceive Formula One, claim Visa RB driver Daniel Ricciardo and Ferrari racer Carlos Sainz after recent suggestions that the sport might aim at increasing the sound of the engines. Formula One introduced a new engine formula back in 2014, bringing an innovative hybrid concept into the sport. Since the arrival of the V6 hybrid power units, the engine sound has been drastically changed. The lower rev-engine produce significantly less sound which has become a hot debate topic. With the sport set to retain the V6 engines for 2026 when a new formula takes effect, there is only a slight chance that the engine sound can be improved. However, F1...
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