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Old 11-11-2003, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by elbert
Maybe too much braking during turn-in (like he was trying to trail-brake but not doing a good job), snapping the tail out.
yeap, you can see his brake lights were lit throughout the whole turn. My guess is he saw the M coupe in his mirror and didn't want to let him by, so ended up too hot in the turn and tried to still save it. Ironically, he didn't let off the brake until he had already started to spin...which was his second mistake. When you've lost it, you should have brake and clutch in. Frankly if he had gotten on the gas at turn in I think he would have made it...those S2000s handle great! Worst case he would have dropped two wheels at track out, which would have been better than almost getting T-boned at the apex. Kudos to the M coupe driver for having his car in control.
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