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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2019 12:40 pm 
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Here are the steering wheels of Vettel & Leclerc explained in detail. Seeing the steering wheel even after so many years of following F1 is baffling. Vettel's wheel has 24 buttons compared to Leclerc's 23.

VETTEL:
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Buttons:
1. The button 'N' for Neutral

2 ‘C’ manages the drink bottle.

3. Radio.

4 + 5. Scroll up and down the dashboard.

6. ‘P’ is the pit limiter. When operated, it appears on the screen as ‘PIT LIMITER’ with the instant speed shown together.

7. ‘K2’ activates the DRS.

8. The rotary switch that manages the differential in the middle of the corner.

9. Manages engine braking.

10. Highlighted by the sticker 'EB' (Engine Brake).

11. 'OIL', activates an additional oil pump to increase lubrication.

12. The rotary 'TRQ' manages engine torque.

13. Manages multiple functions, among them the ERS, REC (recovery), Mix (mixture fuel /air).

14. 'ENGINE', manages the engine maps. It operates together with 15. that manages the ICE modes. Among them are 'WU' (warm up), 'PSH' (pre start heating), 'PSHQ' (pre start heating qualifying), 'BOX INTERS/XW' manages some torque modes related to the use of inters and wet tyres.

16. Is a multifunctional rotary switch: eg. 'SPK' manages the spark plug ignition, 'TUR' (wastegate pressure) and preset recovery programs labelled A, B, etc.

17. Manages the strategies of the hybrid part of the PU.

18. Together with 'TRQ', manages the throttle response.

19. Is the clutch main lever

20. Manages the output of the energy storage.

21. Is a switch that triggers a protection of the electric side of the engine.

22. SOC manages the maximum level of charge desired or possible related to the specific conditions of the moment.

23. Manages the differential slip at the corner entrance.

24. ‘OK’ copies the information received by the pit.

LECLERC:
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Buttons:
1. The button 'N' for Neutral.

2. ‘DRINK’ manages the drink bottle.

3. Radio.

4. Scroll down the dashboard.

5. Scroll up the dashboard.

6. ‘P’ is the pit limiter. When operated, it appears on the screen as ‘PIT LIMITER’ with the instant speed shown together.

7. ‘K2’ activates the DRS.

8. The rotary switch that manages the differential in the middle of the corner.

9. Manages engine braking.

10. 'OIL', activates an additional oil pump to increase lubrication.

11. The rotary 'TRQ' manages engine torque.

12. The clutch on the right side

14. Manages multiple functions, among them the ERS, REC (recovery), Mix (mixture fuel /air).

13. + 15. Number 13, 'ENGINE', manages the engine maps. It operates together with 15), that manages the ICE modes. Among them are 'WU' (warm up), 'PSH' (pre start heating), 'PSHQ' (pre start heating qualifying), 'BOX INTERS/XW' manages some torque modes related to the use of inters and wet tyres.

16. Manages the strategies of the hybrid part of the PU.

17. Is a multifunctional rotary switch: eg. 'SPK' manages the spark plug ignition, 'TUR' (waste gate pressure) and preset recovery programs labelled A, B, etc.

18. Together with 'TRQ', manages the throttle response.

19. Manages the output of the energy storage.

20. 'SLO' is a button that activates the virtual safety car mode

21. 'SOC' manages the maximum level of charge desired or possible related to the specific conditions of the moment.

22. 'OK’ copies the information received by the pit.

23. Manages the differential slip at the corner entrance.

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