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Vaughn Gittin Jr. made it back to back wins in Formula Drift with a dominating performance at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend in his Monster Energy / Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR. Gittin started off the …

It’s been quite a while since a Ford Mustang driver was on the top step the podium at a Formula Drift event. Each of the Mustang drivers, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Justin Pawlak, claimed podium …

Our two favorite drivers in drifting, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Justin Pawlak, headed to the streets of Long Beach, CA this past weekend for the opening round of the 2014 Formula Drift season. The Ford …

2013 brought quite a few changes for Vaughn Gittin Jr. After finishing second in the standings in 2012, the 2010 Formula Drift champion left the comfort of Falken Tire to start his own team, combining …

Just Pawlak came into the 2013 Formula Drift season with high hopes, finishing fourth in the standings last year and second in 2011. His Falken-sponsored 2013 Ford Mustang not only had a new look with …

Justin Pawlak earned his best finish of the season by coming home second in Round 4 | The Gauntlet at Wall Speedway on Saturday and now sits fifth overall in the Formula Drift Pro Championship standings.
“We had a real hard start to the beginning of the year starting with a crash during qualifying at Long Beach, but my team has worked so hard to get me here and second-place really feels like first,” said Pawlak. “Ever since the first round we’ve been working on the car, putting it back together, …

The Formula Drift series is New Jersey this weekend for the fourth round of the season, and the two Ford Mustang drivers, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Justin Pawlak, are looking to improve their position in the standings. Both have done well at Wall Speedway in the past, with at least one finishing on the podium in the last few years and Gittin taking the overall win in 2012.
This year looks promising for the Mustang contingent as well, as Pawlak took the top spot in yesterday’s qualifying session. Not only does …

Vaughn Gittin Jr. and the RTR Drift team traveled to Georgia for an action-packed weekend of Formula Drift fun on Saturday and a signature Smoke Show at Fort Gordon on Sunday. The monumental success of the event at Fort Gordon was only icing on the cake after Vaughn and the Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR supported by ASD Motorsports placed 3rd at Round 2 and moved into 1st place overall in the Formula Drift Championship.
Formula Drift returned for the 10th consecutive season …

Vaughn Gittin Jr. started off his new venture as a team owner on the podium as he scored a second place finish at the Formula Drift season opener in Long Beach this past weekend. Gittin began the weekend with a strong sixth place qualifying, and backed that up by dominating the next four rounds to make it to the final against 2011 champion Daijiro Yoshihara. Unfortunately Gittin made a small mistake in the final turn of the course on his first run, handing the win to his former Falken Tire …

Earlier this week we highlighted Justin Pawlak’s Falken Tire Ford Mustang built for Formula Drift, and now it’s time to feature the other pony car in contention for the series’ title. After finishing a close second in the championship last year, Vaughn Gittin Jr. is back for 2013 with a newly formed team, a new sponsor and an all-new car. Venturing away from the Falken Tire team that he’s been so successful with the past few years, Gittin has formed the RTR Drift Team and partnered with Nitto Tire with …

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