Originally Posted by mkoesel
Interesting. I am curious, what is the reason for this? Is it just to maximize the engine braking? Or is it more about keeping the RPMs up? I do understand you normally want RPM high, but durring deceleration it seems sort of superfluous.
Both to keep RPM high and max engine braking but more importantly, the car stayes balanced (not going sideways etc... or something like that) going into the curb instead of throwing all the weight forward and screwing up the rest of how you take that curb.