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Tech Insight: Storm brews over Mercedes steering innovation (updated)

A huge hullabaloo has hit Barcelona’s second day of Formula 1 testing after live in car television images of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes suggested that the toe of the world champion's car’s front wheel appeared to change in unison with the steering wheel moving towards him on the straights and reverting to its normal position, as the Mercedes turned into corners. The observations thanks to live television for the first time in testing, immediately led to wild speculation that steering hydraulics are being used to alter the toe in the corners and then revert on the straights to allow the Mercedes a double-edged sword of better turn in the bends and less drag on the straights. That tied...
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