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Formula One 2002
INTRO
FRONT WING
COCKPIT
ROLLOVER BAR
TYRES/WHEELS
FUEL TANK
SUSPENSION
OIL TANK
REAR WING
ENGINE
AERODYNAMICS
GEARBOX
STEERING
Steering wheel locator

Steering
 
The steering wheel is one of the most complex pieces of equipment on a Formula One car. Through it, the driver controls many of the systems of the car.

The illustration here is a generic impression of an F1 car's steering wheel and is not based on any specific team.

1.Revs indicator
2.Gear indicator
3.Spare button
4.Increment down (for brake adjustment)
5.Rear brake balance adjustment
6.Gearchange down paddle
7.Pit-lane speed limiter
8.Mode selector
9.Engine cut
10.Clutch paddle
11.Data display
12.Drink button
13.Increment up (for brake adjustment)
14.Front brake balance adjustment
15.Gearchange up paddle
16.Neutral
17.Fuel mixture adjustment
18.Radio
19.Extra oil pump

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