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!

 

Toyotafest 2013: Long Beach, California

With T.O.R.C. throwing their 18th annual event and a reputation for great rides, ToyotaFest is always a must see. The setting was perfect for photos as the event took place at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. Being the "Biggest Toyota Family Reunion," we expected to see all types from the classic AE86 to the new and highly popular, Scion FR-S. The Toyota Family came out in full force, from stance to VIP. Text by Eric Lopez. Photography by Jordan Adkins…

Mitsubishi Owners Day (M.O.D.) 2012

Thousands flocked from within and out of the western region to the Corporate Headquarters of Mitsubishi in Cypress, CA for Mitsubishi Owners Day also known as MOD. An event started in 2004 for all Mitsubishi enthusiasts and fans. With the vendors, food, and entertainment on board, the event was overall impressive and the masses seem to have agreed. Over 4,000 cars were displayed in three different lots including a grass area. Vendors Rockford Fosgate displayed their audio equipment with the sounds of “Dubstep” coming out of their Sponsored Evo. Cusco and Eibach also were there displaying their featured product for…

Fitted Toronto 2015: Brampton, Ontario

Whether you’re static or on bags, poked or flush, Japanese, Euro or USDM, as long as you’re an enthusiast of the aggressive fitment movement, Fitted Lifestyle is the show for you. Yet again, the event took over the steel buildings of the Brampton Fairgrounds, as well as the vast outdoor parking lot, filling each to the brim. It seems that each year, there are more and more competitors coming out with harder, better, faster and stronger iterations of what they showed the last year. This is true for both inside and outside and what makes Fitted such a unique event.…