Vaughn Gittin Jr. Reveals 2013 Monster Energy Mustang RTR

The 2013 Formula Drift season is set to kick off April 12-13 on the Streets of Long Beach and Team Nitto Tire is locked and loaded in their quest to win the series championship. Headlining the charge will be Nitto’s largest offseason acquisition to date, former series champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. Piloting the Monster Energy / Nitto Tire Ford Racing RTR Mustang, Gittin is known for his aggressive, foot to the floor, big smoke driving style and will be gunning for his second career FD championship. Vaughn will also head to China to compete in the World Drift Series, as well as participate in select competition and demonstration events in Europe. Entering his third season for Nitto Tire is Matt Powers, driver of the Nitto Tire Nissan S14. During the offseason, Powers traveled abroad and took home the prestigious 2012 Red Bull Drifters championship. Not to be forgotten is Chelsea DeNofa, driver of the BC Racing / Nitto Tire Mazda RX8 R3, who will be entering his first full season with Nitto Tire after making the switch midway through the 2012 season. All three teams will be running the NT05, a street tire that provides precise handling and performance. Be sure to check out the official unveil of Vaughn Gittin’s 2013 vehicle below!

 

DMCC 2014 Round 3: Montmagny, QC

Written by Jeremy Alan Glover | Photos By Jeremy Alan Glover Francis Tasse takes home his first win of the 2014 DMCC season at Autodrome Montmagny in Montmagny, Quebec on Sunday, July 12, 2014! DMCC rolled into Autodrome Montmagny over the weekend for the 3rd round of the 2014 season. Mother nature was on our side again as it was another great day for the event. The Montmagny track always brings in a record amount of spectators and this event didn't disappoint. The biggest crowd we have seen all season packed the grandstands for this Top 16 Pro and Top…

NUROTAG 2014: Chicago, IL

Written by Ryan Jones / Photography by Ray Flores The NUROTAG: Chicago Edition took place at the Navy Pier in Chicago, IL on Sunday, October 12, 2014. It was the same day as the Chicago Marathon, but that didn't stop the cars from coming out! The cream-of-the-crop from Chicago and the mid-west surrounding area showed up for this event and managed to find their way across the city with all the closed-down roads. Abel from NUROTAG made sure his team had alternate routes mapped-out to help with the confusion which was a great help to show car owners. The thousands…

USDrift 2014 Round 2: Wall, NJ

USDrift Round 2 New Jersey Results; Salvatore DiPompo Takes Event Victory Text by Brian Eggert. Photos by Flim Flam Media USDrift visited Wall Stadium Speedway for the first time for Round 2 of the 2014 USDrift PRO/AM Series this past Saturday. New Jersey’s own Salvatore DiPompo took the inaugural event victory. Wall Stadium Speedway is no stranger to drifting. The speedway has hosted Formula DRIFT, the North American professional series, since their first season in 2004. This event marked the first time one of the PRO/AM series had held a competition event at the venue. Sixteen competitors made the trip…

MegaSpeed Custom Car & Truck Show 2012

It is no doubt that there have been major changes in the automotive aftermarket industry and even in the local scene, but no one in Canada expected a change of guard for the Performance World show. Now under new management, the show name has been changed to the MegaSpeed Custom Car & Truck Show and despite the winded new name, the showcase was on point. All under one roof (although spread out into three halls) were a showcase of vehicles ranging from the expected classics, rat rods, and muscle cars to awesome tuner vehicles both import and domestic. As the…