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We could do a whole separate story on burnout techniques, so don't be embarrassed to ask fellow racers and track personnel for the optimum burnout for your car's setup. There's plenty to consider, including overall tire diameter, rear gear ratio, vehicle weight, and more. For street tires, a simple spin to clean them off is good, but if you have drag radials or slicks then a proper wet tire burnout will put down some rubber and help your launch. There's no need for a 300-foot Pro Stock burnout either. That's the quickest way to be asked to leave the track.