Motor racing-New engines will still sound like F1, says FIA


LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - New V6 turbo engines due to be introduced in 2014 will still sound like proper Formula One units, the sport's governing body said on Thursday. Moving to quell fears expressed by promoters and commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone that the reduced noise of the new and smaller engines would alienate fans, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) published more details. Significantly, it said a proposed rev limit had been raised from 12,000 rpm to 15,000 "to ...

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