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Skeptical Wolff was first to try Mercedes DAS system!

Mercedes AMG F1 boss Toto Wolff wasn't hardly convinced by his team's novel DAS concept when he first heard about it, but a simulator session turned the Austrian's opinion around. Mercedes 'Dual Axis Steering' device was the talk of the paddock this week in Barcelona when on-board footage of Lewis Hamilton pushing and pulling his steering wheel was posted on Twitter by a few eagle-eyed F1 fans. The benefits of the system are believed to be two-fold: a reduction in drag as the front wheels' toe angle is altered on the straights, and a tool by which tyre temperatures could be controlled. Bottas has been 'aware of DAS for a long time' But when the DAS was first explained to Wolff by Mercedes'...
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