Lauda worried about sound of 2013 engines

Niki Lauda has admitted he is concerned about F1's switch to four cylinder engines. Not keen on the newly announced turbo formula for 2013, Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo recently insisted that "for the top class of racing it sounds a bit...

Niki Lauda has admitted he is concerned about F1's switch to four cylinder engines.

Not keen on the newly announced turbo formula for 2013, Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo recently insisted that "for the top class of racing it sounds a bit pathetic".

Triple world champion Lauda agrees: "I am worried about the sound, which in Formula One has been so unique.

"Hopefully there will be more than a faint hum," the Austrian told Bild am Sonntag newspaper.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Luca di Montezemolo , Niki Lauda
Teams Ferrari