Trumpet should be last word in F1 noise row

Trumpet should be last word in F1 noise row

Formula 1's noise debate reached a new low last week with a failed 'megaphone' test. Is it now time for the sport to move on? JONATHAN NOBLE investigates

For some, last week's failed 'megaphone' exhaust test conducted by Mercedes was more evidence of Formula 1 shooting itself in the foot.

Having finally let the racing do the talking to prove that the new regulations had not diminished the racing spectacle, F1 was on the receiving end of fresh mockery thanks to a contraption that would not have looked out of place in Wacky Races.

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