Disc Brakes Get Hot During Races, RED HOT!

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Ever wondered what how hot disc brakes get during a race? All that friction and heat could burn nearly anything down. Gladly, racing know-how and technology have given us braking systems capable of retaining incredible amounts of heat.

Here's an amazing close up view that Dennis Lind filmed as he raced around Mantorp Park in Sweden!