As I've said before, with a two wheel drive car, acceleration can make a car all but un-steerable --- similar to a wheelie making the car completely un-steerable. Slowing and braking are the answer. Wheels in the air do nothing appreciable. Gotta get those front wheels down and planted for them to have influence.
I use Slicers up front and just get off the accelerator, or a bit on the brakes, when I need to turn or steer (to keep from being hit by a tree).
A racer taught me all this. Newbies just don't use the brake enough. I still forget sometimes --- so today I'm replacing the bulkhead I broke yesterday. This is why the oft repeated bromide is so true: "Slow is fast
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