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Allison: DAS is not a closed book

Mercedes still intends to further develop its dual-axis steering (DAS) system despite its impending ban for 2021, says technical director James Allison. A controversial innovation since making its debut at pre-season testing in February, DAS allows Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to manipulate the toe angle of the front wheels by moving the steering wheel backwards and forwards. Having survived a protest from Red Bull at the 2020 Formula 1 season opener in Austria, Allison says the team is now committed to extracting even more performance from the system before it becomes illegal from next year onwards. 'I think that for us, it's still a very new system,' he said to...
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