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As 2015 comes to an end, the Professional Funhaver - Vaughn Gittin Jr. - looks back on all the awesome that was achieved. From epic video projects, to putting smiles on faces at live events worldwide, to successfully venturing into new motorsport territory, to debuting his most exciting competition vehicle yet - there is no doubt 2015 was unforgettable year of fun for Vaughn, his team, and his supporters.  "This year has been another extremely fun year! I am very grateful for my incredible team, amazing fans, and partners that are the key to all the success we achieve each year," says Vaughn. "I...

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World Champion Drifter and Professional Funhaver, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Dave Pericak, global director of Ford Performance, unveiled the competition-spec 2016 Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR drift car today at Ford Motor Company’s annual press conference at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV. In January 2015, Vaughn debuted his prototype competition car, which his team used all year as a platform to meticulously develop the new competition-spec drift car for the 2016 Formula Drift season. The competition car, built on the globally-available 2016 Ford Mustang platform and prepared at the RTR special projects lab in Charlotte, North...

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One of the most recognizable faces of Drifting and of the Ford Mustang world-wide, Vaughn Gittin Jr., will compete next month at the D1 Grand Prix in Tokyo, Japan in his Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR. “Since winning the D1GP USA vs. Japan in 2005, I have wanted to take my Ford Mustang RTR and my team to compete in Japan where drifting started,” says Champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. “I am pumped that ten years later, the dream has become reality and I will be joining the Monster Energy Japan crew in downtown Tokyo for the final round October...

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