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Ferrari testing a new noise solution at Silverstone in-season test



Ferrari testing a new noise solution
2014 Formula 1 third and final in-season staged at Silverstone on Tuesday (Today) and Wednesday.

Two vital things try-out there, new noise solutions and 18-inch concept wheels, teams are expected to try other solutions to the famous noise problem, with Ferrari already seen with a separate exhaust for the wastegate, before having it built-in with the main exhaust.

Ferrari, Lotus, Red Bull and Marussia are set to offer a day each to Pirelli tyre testing and there will be focus on the Enstone based squad in particular when they take to the track on Wednesday with the Italian firm’s 18-inch design wheels.

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After Raikkonen’s 47G accident at the British GP, the Finn has been replaced in Ferrari’s line-up by Jules Bianchi.

A megaphone style exhaust tested by Mercedes after Spanish Grand Prix, and that failed to make the quieter new cars sound any louder, “It wasn’t a great solution,” Nico Rosberg said after Barcelona test. (Images © Ferrari)



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