There is a right way and a wrong way to do the burnout, but it’s not always obvious right away when you are doing it wrong. If it’s the brief burnout, simple light application of the brakes is enough, as engine torque will be enough to break the rear wheels loose, not enough to overpower the front brakes. What you’ll see in the video below is what happens when those rear brakes overheat and catch fire and pop a tire.
Unbelievable. Want another video like that? Check out the one below.