It's impossible, you'll spin out and die no matter how good you are. It's relatively easy to avoid the nastier habits of the midship layout if you simply don't drive like a ham-fisted idiot. Just don't get lazy or stupid and the benefits easily outweigh the risks. However the window of time for recovery is considerably smaller than it is with front engine machines. Once they go, you're pretty much a passenger until the car comes to a stop.