How To Do a Burnout

If you’ve ever wondered how to do a burnout, this video from Roush explains how it works. Roush Performance driver Scot Chapman shows how a burnout in a rear-wheel drive, manual transmission car is done properly. Including safety issues.

So if you have rubber to spare, a muscle car, and no regard for someone’s driveway or parking lot surface.. here’s your tutorial. As always, don’t blame us when things go wrong.

Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at