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Alonso: Mercedes created DAS to send a message

Fernando Alonso believes that Mercedes created their controversial new DAS (Dual Axis Steering) system in order to warn other teams that they are still innovating despite winning six championships in a row. In the V6 turbo hybrid engine era, Mercedes have dominated Formula 1, winning every constructors’ championship since 2014, with Lewis Hamilton winning five drivers’ titles in that time, too. Article continues under video They go into 2020 looking for their seventh, and Alonso reckons DAS is their way of showing that they are still the team to beat. "Only they know for sure what it is doing to the car and what are the benefits that they are taking from that," the two-time...
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