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Have Mercedes reinvented the wheel? Rivals' verdict

Mercedes were the talk of the paddock as F1 2020 got started last week - and not just because of their impressive performance. The world champions added a new acronym to F1's ever-increasing dictionary at winter testing as they introduced DAS - Dual-Axis Steering - an innovative system which sees their drivers move their steering wheel backwards or forwards depending whether they are on straights or corners. What is DAS? Mercedes' 'trombone' wheel explained "What we've learnt from running with that now is, yes, we think we are happy to have it in the car and we wouldn't run anything like this if we didn't think there would be a performance gain," said Valtteri Bottas, who set the...
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