The F1 Steering Innovations That Were Banned

Added on 26 Aug 2020

F1 News and Features


The steering wheel has been an integral part of F1 cars since... well, before F1 cars. But that doesn't mean they can't be improved upon; just compare 50s steering wheels to the ones we see today. Even this year, Mercedes managed to introduce its Dual Axis Steering / DAS into its W11 racecar, even if they've agreed that it'll only last until the end of the season. To find out more, Jake Boxall-Legge takes a deeper look into the legality of new steering systems, as well as previous times from the 90s where teams have tried to gain an advantage over their rivals with such innovations.


Episode titleThe F1 Steering Innovations That Were Banned
Episode number349
Date added26 August 2020
Run time6:00
CategoryRacing coverage
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