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It didn't look like he did anything too crazy. Lotuses are just so damn light, I guess when he turned and came over that hill, it threw the weight around and the back wheels lost traction.
Yes he did do the worst thing on an MR, improper line and not braking for the dip or at least lighten throttle. Drove an FR line by cheating center on an off camber up and down line. MR's are meant to drive a proper line which is the most traditional, widest out, no cheating the center line, as late a turn in as possible so you can plant the rear weight on exit. If you notice his turn in was already on the center line by the time he entered the corner, way too early. He should have been hugging the outside line, broke or lightened throttle before the dip to load the fronts, then turn in as late as possible towards the center line. If his car was widest right, he wouldn't have spun or even if he did there would have been room to correct.

Plus he was also on throttle entering the dip which is a no no, you need to be at least off or only 1/4 throttle to flatten the suspension between the front and rear. On throttle, the rear has the load making the front useless for steering.

Having driven and owned MR2s for the past 15 years, they are the most fun but tricky setups when driving at limit. Lotus Elise/Exige's are the same modern day MR setups. Hell even Toyota makes the engines for Lotus :) 2ZZ-GE (1.8L VVT-i) Celica GT-S engines used on the Lotuses.
 
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