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Formula One 2002
UNDERSTEER | NEUTRAL HANDLING | OVERSTEER An illustration of oversteer

This happens when the front of the car has more grip than the rear.

It creates a feeling that the car is trying to spin.

Some drivers like oversteer in limited amounts because it can make the car feel more responsive, but it carries the risk that the driver will lose control.

It can be dialled out using the settings of the car in the opposite way from which understeer would be cured.

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