Originally Posted by imageWIS
Well, not coming into a corner, but speeding up at the end of it to slingshot around is a very handy trick (prominently first used by Fangio, if memory serves).
Tazio Nuvolari, actually. (Assuming I spelled that correctly.) And keep in mind that he was riding on tires with about as much grip as the ones Lance Armstrong trained on, if that...
That said, hanging the tail out at the end of a corner is hardly the fastest way around with a modern, but dammit if it isn't the most fun!