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Well, that kid got a quick lesson in the dangers of driving faster than his skills allow. People in my area like to try similar things on the main boulevards. The only downside is its full of tree's, when they loose control its a mess.

Great find on the video, glad this one lived through the lesson.
 

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The kid said that he met a "deceptive corner." That corner was there all along...so were the rocks that he met.
Needless to say, this might be one reason to get driving lessons with an 'M' car prior to getting:
1. the 20" tires.
2. $2K in wheels
3. headlight "upgrades"
4. those carbon fiber front lips
5. optional grilles, paint, tinting, etc., etc.

But what do we (older with driving school experiece) know? :dunno:
 

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I've driven that road in Phoenix's south mountain park dozens of times it's actually not very difficult. That little twerp just doesn't know how to drive.
 

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Following some of the comments in the original thread, it was a tricky corner due to the rise just before the turn. As he crested the hill, he had no front grip, thus extreme understeer and no ability to turn. He was fortunate that he didn't have enough time to try and compensate and with more steering and end up spinning or even worse rolling.
 

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Following some of the comments in the original thread, it was a tricky corner due to the rise just before the turn. As he crested the hill, he had no front grip, thus extreme understeer and no ability to turn. He was fortunate that he didn't have enough time to try and compensate and with more steering and end up spinning or even worse rolling.
Thus the adage - walk the course before you run the course.
 

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Following some of the comments in the original thread, it was a tricky corner due to the rise just before the turn. As he crested the hill, he had no front grip, thus extreme understeer and no ability to turn. He was fortunate that he didn't have enough time to try and compensate and with more steering and end up spinning or even worse rolling.
Quite true...as he crested the rise his suspension would have been 'unloaded'...but after looking at the video again, he never attempted to turn the wheel to the left, and simply drove off the road.
 
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