Bernie Ecclestone says new F1 rules 'unacceptable', calls for change

World champion Sebastian Vettel has led the chorus of disapproval against the new quieter 1.6-litre turbo engines, with the reduced noise they make being compared to that of a vacuum cleaner.

updated: April 06, 2014 19:01 IST
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Manama: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone claimed on Sunday that this season's controversial new Formula One rules were "unacceptable" to fans and changes were needed.

"I don't think the way things are at the moment are acceptable to the public," Ecclestone told ahead of Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix.

"People buying tickets to come here expect to see what Formula 1 used to be," he said.

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