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Re: F1 Silly Season officially begins...

said by CylonRed:

Mercedes 2014 engine news...
»uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/news/merc···712.html

quote:
"The engines are going to be loud, but I think sweet sounding," he said on Friday. "The frequency will be higher and, with the turbocharger running at 125,000rpm, they will be loud. When you are stood next to it on the dyno it is not quiet and you need ear defenders.
125,000 rpm for the TURBO - holy crap...

Holy crap is right about the Turbo. Wow, 125,000 RPM. I wonder what the life of the turbocharger would be if it was left untouched until failure.