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Vettel: Mercedes DAS steering system 'not the ticket to win'

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel doubts that Mercedes' innovative dual axis steering system has the potential to provide a significant edge, insisting the device is likely also difficult to operate. Mercedes' concept was revealed to the F1 community after onboard footage showing Lewis Hamilton's steering wheel moving fore and aft was posted on social media. The Silver Arrows squad later confirmed the DAS system, labeled as such by Mercedes tech boss James Allison. Vettel admitted that Ferrari was caught off guard by the idea. Mercedes adamant 'novel' W11 steering system is legal "I've seen it and we talked about it at lunch," said Vettel. "It obviously looks interesting. I guess...
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