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Do You Think RC Has Made You a Better Full-Size Car Driver? [VIDEO]

Do You Think RC Has Made You a Better Full-Size Car Driver? [VIDEO]

That’s the question that came to mind when watching these clips of BMW M3 and Shelby GT500 drivers failing hard at car control. Neither driver appears to do any meaningful counter-steering, and the GT500 driver doesn’t even appear to lift throttle. While driving RC doesn’t tune your butt for seat-of-the-pants feel in a full-size car, it definitely teaches (at the very least) the concepts of counter-steering to avoid spinning out and letting off the gas to regain traction.

What do you think: does RC driving help improve full-size driving skills?

This guy’s explanation for his fail is priceless, via Jalopnik.


Don’t worry about the warning on this clip, there’s nothing scary in the video other than a beautiful Mustang getting needlessly wrecked and a poor guy’s brand-new RAM 1500 4X4 taking a big hit in the process.

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Updated: December 3, 2015 — 1:19 PM

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