.....k, let me try to sum up the 'how to master steering in gtao' post:
Dont get a super until you learn to drift... heres a kewl vid w of some guy drifting from a different video game.
Besides mentioning counter steering, there were no tips, no instructions. Even in your second post, you still dont explain how to drift, any techniques, how/when to apply them, or why drifting is better or faster.
And in most cases, drifting ISNT faster than slowing down appropriately, turning in early, clipping the apex, then straightening out and going wfo as soon as possible. Drifting requires lose of traction, which is bad for control, a rolling tire is easier to control and has more grip, which is good for winning races, and also why we have abs in real life. I am aware this is not real life, but still.
Sometimes it can help get you out of jam tho, mostly if your braking too late and need to get car rotated quicker for a turn, but it wants to go straight ahead, tap the hand brake while steering into the turn and rear end will come around. Some cars (f620, comet) w a skillful driver can benefit greatly from their loose rear end, esp on tight, twisty courses. But youll lose momentum and speed, not good, and generally wouldve been faster enter the turn slower, or turn in earlier.
Ever hear the phrase 'slow in, fast out'? Now theres some driving advice. Ill bet cash that if a bunch of 1-on-1 races were held, different people, different skill lvls, same circuit, same car... and one tried to break traction and slide thru every corner, and the other raced normally, that the conventional technique wins the vast majority of races.
Check this out, wonder why it was pinned? http://gtaforums.com...ips-and-tricks/
A sure that guy could be greatest modded gta4 drifter around.....how the heck would i kno? I never played that game, ive played gta4 but w r* handling, and ive never seen anyone else drive w that handling.....so i have no control, no baseline, no experience to compare his skills against. Say hes the world champ or a random chump, i havent a clue. And there were tips or tricks stated in the vid.
Also note the all times when it looked like he was gonna lose all momentum, spin out, or crash and the vid cut away just before. Why wasnt the vid 3mins of uncut, smooth drift action from gtao? Wouldnt that have more helpful?