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      08-20-2012, 06:51 PM   #23
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Im glad hes okay it could have been much worse. Lesson learned without injury. He must be devistated
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      08-20-2012, 07:02 PM   #24
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Didn't even look like he was trying to make the turn. He has the wheel slightly turned going into the bend, then he straightens out as he begins to head off the road. WTF?
Exactly what I thought!
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      08-20-2012, 07:27 PM   #25
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Didn't even look like he was trying to make the turn. He has the wheel slightly turned going into the bend, then he straightens out as he begins to head off the road. WTF?
Here's my take: he thought that he was understeering, so he tried to unload the front tires by straightening the wheel, but ran out of road. Or, perhaps I'm giving him too much credit.
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      08-20-2012, 07:30 PM   #26
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Here's my take: he thought that he was understeering, so he tried to unload the front tires by straightening the wheel, but ran out of road. Or, perhaps I'm giving him too much credit.
Way too much credit. Seating/hand position alone shows he was clueless.
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      08-20-2012, 07:33 PM   #27
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LOL, awesome!
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      08-20-2012, 07:42 PM   #28
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hey, put another .25 cents kid and start again.
Haha, good one E.

Moronic kid. That was a good looking E46M.
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      08-20-2012, 07:42 PM   #29
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Although we never see the passenger in the clip it sure sounds like he got the worst of it. The driver was able to walk out within a few short seconds after the car came to a stop. I hope there wasn't anyone in the back seat without their belts on. He sure got some air and came down HARD.

Let this be a lesson, if you wanna satisfy your need for speed take it to the track. At least you don't have gigantic desert rocks right next to the apex!!!
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      08-20-2012, 08:02 PM   #30
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Scary part is the way his head would have smashed thru the drivers side window if it had not been down....his head whiplashed THRU the window. That would have really hurt.....

Hey, at least he is ok.....it's why they say, keep it on the track
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      08-20-2012, 08:06 PM   #31
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Way too much credit. Seating/hand position alone shows he was clueless.
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      08-20-2012, 08:06 PM   #32
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Didn't even look like he was trying to make the turn. He has the wheel slightly turned going into the bend, then he straightens out as he begins to head off the road. WTF?
It looked like target fixation. He saw the rocks and stared at them so he went towards them!!!!!
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      08-20-2012, 08:10 PM   #33
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That kid didn't look a day over 11 years old.
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      08-20-2012, 08:14 PM   #34
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Dude, with THAT MUCH money, I would've thought Bieber could drive...

But seriously, when I was 16 I punched through our home garage door with my fifteen year old VW Jetta (Wolfsburg Edition FTW) because I thought I was in reverse when really in first - huge sloping driveway, so I had to launch. WHO GETS AN M3 AT 16 THOUGH!?!?!?
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      08-20-2012, 08:16 PM   #35
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I'm glad he's safe. We've all done stupid stuff in cars, especially at the driver's age, but that was clearly driving stupid. Perfect example of why canyon roads are differant than a track.
Exactly, everyone is talking shit about the kid. I don't drive like that and I'm sure most of us don't especially on a roadway, but everyone knows everyone has pushed our cars just a little bit. IM not taking that kids side or saying that type of driving should be allowed, but there is no one out there who hasn't floored their car or gave it a little more gas through the canyons or a twisty road. I'm sure no one has taken it to that level on a roadway but you all know he have pushed it in some way or form, even if it was just for a second... Sometimes it only takes a second.
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      08-20-2012, 08:17 PM   #36
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He drove like he was driving a Mario Kart.
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      08-20-2012, 08:34 PM   #37
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Wow! just Wow! Did anyone see how well the suction cup on the go pro held up!?! Am I the only one impressed?
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      08-20-2012, 08:39 PM   #38
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Might be the worst driver I've ever seen. He moved his whole body when he turns the wheel.
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      08-20-2012, 08:41 PM   #39
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Did anyone catch the fact that his hoodie magically placed itself perfectly over his head??? Look mom...No hands!!!! AMAZING!!!! Good thing he could safely walk away, unharmed.
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      08-20-2012, 08:54 PM   #40
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I just love the kids head in the slowmo.
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everyone knows everyone has pushed our cars just a little bit. IM not taking that kids side or saying that type of driving should be allowed, but there is no one out there who hasn't floored their car or gave it a little more gas through the canyons or a twisty road.
This is not the case.

This kid was not pushing the car for a second or driving spiritedly.. he was driving reckless. Straight reckless with no regard for himself or others.

Look at the 9 second mark.. he is totally in the other lane going over a blind turn / crest. If another car was coming, we all know the outcome would have been far different.

This video is actually eye opening to me; how someone could be on the road with such blatant disregard. The seating position.. the hand position.. full body leaning into the turns.. crossing the double yellow.. the guy just does not have a clue.
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      08-20-2012, 09:00 PM   #42
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like a good neighbor.....

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It's not the kids fault... I blame the guy who left the rock there
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      08-20-2012, 09:07 PM   #44
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