Race organisers in Malaysia are getting used to the milder tones of today's F1. A year ago, Sepang was counted among scores of F1 circuit chiefs who joined Bernie Ecclestone in railing against the l...

Race organisers in Malaysia are getting used to the milder tones of today's F1.

A year ago, Sepang was counted among scores of F1 circuit chiefs who joined Bernie Ecclestone in railing against the loss of the sport's iconic screams of normally-aspirated power.

Boss Razlan Razali told Reuters that when he first heard the turbo V6 power units in 2014, "I didn't like it".

"It was simply too quiet but what I noticed in the grandstands is that you get families with kids watching and enjoying F1 more.

"I think it attracts a new fan base now. And that's what you want," he added.

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