Originally Posted by Glasuan
RWD is technically a better system for driving. There is a little bit more to learn to use it properly, but if you know how, there is more control then FWD. That is why most Cop cars are still RWD.
What I have heard is that FWD is worse for racing not just because the front two wheels of the car get power, but for the simple fact that they also have to steer at the same time. When in a tight situation and you need both power and fast turning FWD cars can falter.