F1 W07/04 Hybrid: Lewis’ Steering Wheel Explained

Post Date: May 27, 2019

F1 W07/04 Hybrid: Lewis’ Steering Wheel Explained

One of the most familiar parts of any car, race or street, is its steering wheel.

The W07/04 Hybrid is no different to other cars in that it has one, however, there’s a bit more going on here than what you’ll find on other cars this weekend.  From controlling the drivetrain to taking a sip from a drink bottle, take a guided tour of the steering wheel Lewis helped design with members of the team in this video from the team with a button diagram below:




Source: UK Telegraph

Next up: F1 W07/04 Hybrid: Driving Position and Driver’s Eye View

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