Proper throttle application can make a major difference when on a race track. Mash it coming out of a corner, and you’re likely to be slower than the guy or gal using smooth and progressive technique with the go pedal. This doesn’t just apply to racing though, as proper throttle modulation can make for a safer and more comfortable experience out on the road.
Especially in a rear-wheel-drive car… especially one with 562 horsepower… especially one with ultra-high-performance tires… especially when it’s raining.
How not to accomplish the task of driving an expensive machine in the rain can be seen below the break.