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Question The right way to drive....RWD

Greetings.

A few days ago I saw in another thread about driving RWD.

IS there a proper way? I am curious because I've been told I am a good driver, and I feel like one. I don't have lead foot etc.

So can someoe elaborate on "How to drive RWD properly" if there is such a "thing".
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This is how you are supposed to drive a rwd


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Now that was NICE!!!!







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This is how you are supposed to drive a rwd

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qDHAJmMnxU
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This guy is loosing it too often. When you see the car at 90 degree to the direction of travel -he is lousy driver.
Main rule that lot of people have problem with is
"The speed you enter the turn plays small role in fast driving. What makes big difference is the speed you are leaving the turn at. "
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I don't drive like that....not eve half way...so I wouldn't even know what was wrong or right

Was an interesting watch though.
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Like this but not hitting things lol.

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This guy is loosing it too often. When you see the car at 90 degree to the direction of travel -he is lousy driver.
Main rule that lot of people have problem with is
"The speed you enter the turn plays small role in fast driving. What makes big difference is the speed you are leaving the turn at. "
That man is far from a lousy driver. It seems that the original video was taken down, but if I recall correctly he is some kind of racing driver and that clip was a small film project or something like that.

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That man is far from a lousy driver. It seems that the original video was taken down, but if I recall correctly he is some kind of racing driver and that clip was a small film project or something like that.
The film can make my wife driving like race driver
I think he side-sweep more for movie effect, than for faster driving.
Have you seen F1 routinely skidding on turns?
Now the older Merc doing reverse sweeps between garage pillars really is something
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The original question was how to drive RWD properly. Before one can answer the question one needs to define "properly".
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The film can make my wife driving like race driver
I think he side-sweep more for movie effect, than for faster driving.
Have you seen F1 routinely skidding on turns?
Now the older Merc doing reverse sweeps between garage pillars really is something
He was doing that on purpose. If you noticed, the title of the YouTube video is "SL drift" although I think this SL was doing more powersliding than drifting, but the purpose is all the same.

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