Originally Posted by SenorFunkyPants
I'd rather be in an M3 with an experienced driver with DSC off than with an inexperienced driver with it on.
Excess speed is far more dangerous than having DSC off...drive within the speed limits in a sensible manner and the whole DSC on/off discussion is irrelevant.
Drive sensibly with good awareness + DSC = even better. Both Tiff Needell and Steve Sutcliffe seem to agree.
Real world scenario: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xps...o#.UW1q0L-aReh
Nobody's perfect, all the skill and awareness in the world cannot prepare oneself for every eventuality, which is why engineers build safety nets to help reduce risk even further. But in the end of the day, it's up to the individual to decide what he or she wants.