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DAS played no role in Mercedes' tyre blowouts

Mercedes have made it clear that their dual-axis steering system had no role in either tyre failure at the British Grand Prix. Valtteri Bottas was running in P2 and was set to cross the line comfortably in that position before he suffered a left-front tyre failure, causing him to end up just outside the points in P11 after being unable to find a way past Sebastian Vettel once he had emerged from the pits with fresh tyres. Mercedes then instructed race leader Lewis Hamilton to slow down on the last lap to ensure he made the finish, an order he followed. But that still wasn't enough to nurse the tyres to the end as Hamilton's front left also failed with just over half the lap to go. 🇬🇧...
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