The annual festival has always included burnout competitions, usually for one of two titles that end in "a bloodbath of rubber and smoke." According to one of the Summernats co-owners, this year's attempt effort in the Liqui-Moly Power Pit ended with about 30 tires blowing during the 30-seconds of sustained scorching needed to take the record.
You'll find a newscast of the burnout in the first video below, along with a spectator's capture of the record from beginning to end. And smoke. Lots and lots of smoke.