Exhibition of Speed

By David Freiburger
CAR CRAFT, July 1998, PG. 7

Burnouts are cool. Old ladies, pedestrians, the fuzz, your parents, and the owner of the parking lot--categorically--do not understand. Little kids dig burnouts. Groovy chicks are jiggy wit' 'em. And car guys live for illicit tire spin. But why?

There's plenty of allure if you really think about it. Much more than a simple overpowering of rubber, I can think of at least 10 brands of burnouts, each with distinct character:

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