Vaughn Gittin, Jr. is a professional drifting champion. The Ford Mustang is a muscle car that is built in Flat Rock, Michigan.
As you already know, drifting is hard. Indeed, let's follow along with the Drift Idiot as sort of learns how to go sideways and breaks his car, spins out, and embarrasses himself in front of pretty ladies along the way.
Will we ever tire of seeing people clown around sideways in a bunch of rear-drive beaters? We don't think so.
Leave it to the Swedes to show how well a couple of big muscle American cars can go drifting.
Great sports photographers will put themselves in harm's way to get the perfect shot, but this amateur shooter at a Polish drift event over the weekend literally and figuratively steps over the line. Let us explain why he's the biggest idiot we've seen behind a camera.
This is the fourth round of the Polish Drift Championship, held over the weekend in Karpacz. Going up public mountain roads, the drifters are inches away from spectators. It's awesome.
Meet the Drift Idiot. He bought a 240SX last month. He's never drifted before and he thinks he can become the Sultan of Slide in one session. It turns out that drifting is kinda hard.
Formula D went to Las Vegas over the weekend and things got a little crazy for one of the drifters. This is Jim Guthrie in Pro-Am crashing and flipping his Mustang onto its roof.
This is pro drifter Daigo Saito and his crew at the 2012 Summer Drift Matsuri at Japan's Ebisu Circuit. For practice, they decided to throw some ratty old cars sideways at over 100 miles an hour.
Race cars are built for the track, so it's no surprise that an American Iron Mustang is going to be faster than Vaughn Gittin Jr's drift car. Race cars, though, are always built with restrictions, so how much faster can it be?
He's drifting an ‘80s V8 Capri on the street while smoking. I can't tell if this is the most redneck driver on the roads, or just the most irresponsible.
At the Lexus Spindle Night in Tokyo earlier this month, Lexus took three LFAs and went to do some synchronized drifting set to music. Now this is some ballet that we can enjoy.
While covering an auto show at the Tushino Airfield outside of Moscow, a reporter was struck by a sliding drift car. Consider this a lesson in how not to hoon your car.
A lot happens behind the walls of smoke that define drifting. Now that it has spread past some Japanese mountains and money is firmly entrenched in the game, what keeps drifters going?
Something really amazing happened this past weekend in the world of auto racing. It's the automotive equivalent of an American walking on the moon. Did we hear about it? Not really.
A couple of car enthusiasts got together in Budapest and wondered how they could get more people to show up at their drift events. "I know!" said one, "We'll block off traffic on a major throughway and drift around a roundabout for a while!"