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Vaughn’s feature interview on MotoIQ.com

Mike Kojima of MotoIQ.com got up close and personal with the 2010 Formula Drift Champion resulting in a great interview about how Vaughn got to where his is today and his plans for the future. From Mike Kojima: “The one … More

The rise of the RTR-X

In 2009, Vaughn and the Need for Speed team thought, talked, and dreamt about creating a badass ’69 Ford Mustang RTR-X badass ‘69 Ford Mustang that was aggressive, slammed, functional, unique, and would perform on both the track for drift … More

The RTR-X revealed!

The Team Need for Speed RTR-X was revealed at SEMA 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and it sure was one of the most talked about vehicles at the show. Stay tuned for more updates about the RTR-X soon … More

Vaughn Gittin Jr. crowned 2010 Formula Drift Champion and finishes 2nd at Round 7

BALTIMORE, Md. (October 11, 2010) – Vaughn Gittin Jr. came out to Round 7 of the Formula Drift Professional Championship with high hopes of putting himself on the podium one last time to finish off his successful season. Not only … More

Vaughn Gittin Jr. fights for 1st place in Sonoma, his fifth podium of the season

BALTIMORE, Md. (September 13, 2010) – Over the weekend, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and the Monster Energy Falken Tire 2011 Ford Mustang entered Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California for Formula Drift Round 6: Point of Impact. Going into the event, Vaughn … More

Vaughn Gittin Jr. podiums for the fourth time this season, still 1st place overall

Over the weekend, Vaughn Gittin Jr. was in sizzling Sin City for Formula Drift Round 5 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Going into the event, Vaughn was 1st in points overall and his #1 goal was to maintain his lead … More

Vaughn Gittin Jr. retains points lead after Rd. 4

Over the weekend, Vaughn Gittin Jr. returned to Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington for Formula Drift Round 4 with hopes of retaining his heavy points lead for the Championship. With qualifying in 1st place and a 9th place finish overall, … More

Vaughn on MTV’s Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory

Lip slides, 50-50 grinds, wall rides, and board slides are tricks primarily associated with skateboarding – that is up until Formula Drift points leader and World Champion drifter, Vaughn Gittin Jr., teamed up with skateboarding legend and business mogul, Rob … More