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  A new camera angle makes drifting easier in Forza Motorsport 7, too. The monthly updates for Forza Horizon 4 and Forza Motorsport 7 are here, and both of them add a trio of drift-ready Ford Mustangs to their respective games. The new vehicles let players pretend to be Formula Drift drivers Chelsea DeNofa and Vaughn Gittin Jr. as they slide around a fake English countryside or tracks around the world. The #25 2018 Ford Mustang RTR with Monster Energy sponsorship is Vaughn Gitten Jr's current weapon of choice in the Formula Drift series. It packs a naturally aspirated Roush-Yates-built V8 that redlines...

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by Sam McEachern     We’ve all seen cars lap the Nurburgring quickly. It’s not such an impressive feat anymore – give anything sticky tires, a fancy electronic differential and a fearless German driver and it will probably navigate the 12.9-mile ‘Green Hell’ rather quickly. Ford Performance and professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. must have thought the same thing, because rather than just driving around the world-famous German circuit, the American driver has drifted it. Yep, the entire thing. All 12.9-miles of it – Karussel and all. “The Nordschleife is one of, if not, the most iconic track in the...

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by Riley Holbrook   Imagine hanging out at Woodward and drift legend Vaughn Gittin Jr. walks up and hands you the keys to a 700 hp Ford Mustang. Not just any Mustang, but a one-off Eagle Squadron Mustang GT. For one high roller, that was just apart of their reality. Weeks before the Woodward Dream Cruise, this jet-like Mustang was being auctioned off at an annual charity event hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EEA). All proceeds would be donated to the association’s youth education programs, which encourage and support the next generation of pilots. Brayton Williams was the largest supporter...

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On May 7th, 2016, World Champion drifter and Professional Fun-Haver, Vaughn Gittin Jr, piloted his Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR to first place at the second round of the Formula Drift Championship at Road Atlanta in Braselton, GA after knocking out all competitors and qualifying first in a dominating perfect event.Vaughn had this to say about the victory, “Perfect events don't come easy in Formula Drift. This new Ford Mustang RTR has inspired me to simply just be me behind the wheel. That fact combined with my team's hard work and all the support from the Ford Performance team...

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Vaughn Gittin Jr. to compete in the 2016 King of the Hammers race   On February 4th, 2016, World Champion drifter and Professional Funhaver, Vaughn Gittin Jr, will participate in the Legends Class of the King of the Hammers race in a Legends Class buggy on Nitto Grappler Tires. “I am absolutely pumped to race at King of the Hammers,” mentioned Vaughn. “While many people know me through drifting my Ford Mustang RTR, I just love being behind the wheel on, or off-road. Without question this will be one of the most challenging things I have ever endured from behind the wheel. With that...

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