Doing a burnout is about the most knuckle-dragging thing you can do in a car short of jump it while running from revenoors. That’s probably why it’s so satisfying to see one shot with a $40,000 Flir T1K thermal camera.

This video comes to us from the nerdcore Engineering Explained, who ripped a fat one in his Honda S2000. We’ve seen this thing before when he showed how an engine warms up in infrared:

And we saw it again showing how much air his high-revving engine breathes:

After all of this high-tech science analysis of the burnout, the conclusion is that the tire gets hot. Quite hot.

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That’s not the most surprising thing I’ve heard today, but it’s still quite cool to see.