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!

 

iLDS Winterfest 2016: Tampa, FL

I love Driving Slow (iLDS) presented Winterfest at the Florida State Fairgrounds in the beautiful city of Tampa on December 10, 2016. This year’s Winterfest was sponsored by Status Racing and Motorsports by Reeves. The event featured an indoor and outdoor space which allowed for their Top 100 cars (Fresh100) and all-styles dance battle to showcase indoors and the show cars and vendors to showcase outdoors. This year celebrated the 6th annual Winterfest and iLDS complemented that with custom 6-speed shifter trophies. All of the trophies included shift knobs that were removable and could be used in the winner’s car.…

Formula Drift Round 6 2012: Las Vegas, NV

Formula DRIFT returned to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for Round 6: After Dark. Rhys Millen in the RMR / Hankook Hyundai Genesis Coupe takes the victory and moves up to third place in the overall points standings leading into the final event of the season. Round 6: After Dark brought drifting back to Sin City and treated fans to a night spectacle that included the Vegas ProAm championship, Slammed Society car show, Targa Trophy display of vehicles and more. The Driftstream saw an estimated 150,000 viewers in a 24-hour period. “The Las Vegas round of competition is always one…

Car Audio Championship 2016: West Coast dB Drag Finals

The highlight of the 2016 competition season has finally come to an end with the North American Championship wrapping up. This event takes place in three separate locations with the main event located in Louisville, Kentucky and satellite locations in Sacramento, California and Spruce Grover in Alberta, Canada. Competitors traveled in their vehicles or with competition vehicles in tow from up to 2,000 miles away to attend the finale of the competition season. Both Canada and Sacramento locations were outdoor and plagued with horrible weather, but that didn't slow anyone down from making the event. One hundred and twenty-five total…

Ready Set Drift presents Drift Pocono 2013: Long Pond, PA

Drift Pocono was hosted in Long Pond, PA on September 14, 2013.…