Video: Subaru driver attempts rally-star heroics but fails
It's all well and good, provided the driver in question isn't in fact a ham-fisted buffoon. As we showed you recently with a video of a BMW M3 driver careering over a cliff, it can have some wince-inducing consequences.
Not learning this vital lesson, the Subaru Impreza driver in this video decides to take his rally-derived saloon on a sprint down a dirt track, in an attempt to emulate the moves of the stars of the WRC.
As ever, it all begins well; the young lad having fun on the loose surface and even attempting some handbrake turns.
But it is inevitable, things turn for the worse as the enthusiastic wheelman attempts a maneuver known as the Scandinavian Flick, in an attempt to get the back-end loose and slide the car through a corner.
Instead, the driver misjudges his inputs and sends the nose of the car straight towards a steep drop. Panicking, he hits the brakes and narrowly manages to avert disaster. Quite how he got out of the car, though, remains a mystery.