Watch This 2015 Mustang Rip A Frozen Lake With 20" Hand-Studded Tires

How do you get a 2015 Mustang to tear things up on a frozen lake? You're going to need some custom 20" tires with 3200 studs fitted by hand. Yes, this is crazy wonderful. » 3/19/15 10:20pm 3/19/15 10:20pm

Ford Turned A 2015 F-150 Into A Jump/Drift Truck For SEMA

Ford got their Formula Drift dude Vaughn Gittin Jr. to step away from a Mustang for five minutes and help design a custom 2015 Ford F-150 and not only is it not terrible, it actually looks kind of perfect. » 10/17/14 5:00pm 10/17/14 5:00pm

You Must Watch This Two-Minute Formula D Version Of Talladega Nights

What do you do when you're a Formula D star just farting around in full gear? You reenact scenes from Talladega Nights like everybody else, that's what. Shake 'n' bake, baby! » 10/09/14 1:05pm 10/09/14 1:05pm

Watch Vaughn Gittin Jr Drift And Go Nuts With His Dog In A Fiesta ST

Formula D driver Vaughn Gittin's dog seems pretty remarkable. He's amazing at pushing buttons, and, by implication, reading the labels on dashboard buttons. That's a hell of a dog. He also seems to like drifting. » 9/06/14 12:30pm 9/06/14 12:30pm

Did I fail to mention that Vaughn Gittin Jr took his Mustang Formula Drift car to Gatebil a while back? Watching the Ford scream past the amateur cars in this video just fills me with patriotism. (H/T) » 7/29/13 2:40pm 7/29/13 2:40pm

A Tire Exploding In Super Slow Motion Is The Coolest Thing You'll See…

Ever wondered what an exploding tire looks like? Watch one get destroyed at no less than 1,000 frames per second. » 10/10/12 1:00pm 10/10/12 1:00pm

How Much Faster Is A Mustang Race Car Than A Mustang Drift Car?

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? » 8/24/12 1:00pm 8/24/12 1:00pm

Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts through Saudi Arabia like a sandstorm

Champion drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. went to a Saudi Arabian festival earlier this year with his factory-sponsored Ford Mustang. After it ended, the organizers let him have the run of the track to transform some petroleum into speed and smoke. » 7/19/11 1:00pm 7/19/11 1:00pm

Vaughn Gittin Jr drifts a Carl's Jr parking lot, hits "Happy Star" man

Vaughn Gittin's a champion drifter who runs around town in a drift-prepped Mustang and therefore has to constantly fight the urge to just let loose hoonage in sponsor-provided parking lots. Like a Carl's Jr. Just watch out for the guy in the big yellow... oh crap! » 5/23/11 3:30pm 5/23/11 3:30pm

Vaughn Gittin Jr. loses a few pounds in the Mustang area

A Formula Drift champ, Motley Crüe fan and ex-IT guy Vaughn Gittin Jr. has been testing a less-powerful but lighter and naturally-aspirated Mustang for the 2011 season. Tomorrow in Long Beach he'll be putting his goatee where his Monster is. » 4/08/11 10:00am 4/08/11 10:00am

Ford Mustang GT + Vaughn Gittin, Jr. = Righteous V-8 Noise

One month ago, Monster drift driver Vaughn Gittin, Jr. and his Ford Mustang GT hit Oklahoma's Hallett Motor Racing Circuit for the Mid-America Shelby Nationals. Righteous V-8 whompage? Check. Weird camera work? Check. Old Shelby Mustangs? Check. Turn it up. » 7/13/10 9:40am 7/13/10 9:40am

Mustang RTR-C: First Live Shot In The Expensive Carbon Fiber Flesh

Here's the first shot of Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s $135,000 all carbon fiber-bodied, 550 HP monster called the Mustang RTR-C. We'll have more later from the SEMA show floor. » 11/03/09 9:00am 11/03/09 9:00am

Mustang RTR: An RTR-C Without The Carbon Fiber, Insane Price

Do you like the all-carbon fiber Mustang RTR-C but lack deep enough pockets to buy one? You're in luck. There's also this non-carbon-fiber Mustang RTR that's considerably cheaper, still drifts as hard, AND it'll be a dealer-installable kit. » 11/02/09 12:30pm 11/02/09 12:30pm

Mustang RTR-C: A $135,000 Carbon Fiber Super-'Stang

Drift-master Vaughn Gittin Jr. has build an all carbon fiber-body, 550 HP monster called the Mustang RTR-C, debuting at SEMA. Since it turned out so well, he's decided to sell ten to the public — for $135,000 each. » 11/02/09 11:00am 11/02/09 11:00am

Vaughn Gittin Jr Shows Us How To Smash A 'Stang Sideways

Pro drifter and driver of the Falken-sponsored 2010 Mustang GT, Vaughn Gittin Jr., is caught here doing his best reenactment of the crash that left three 19-year-old joy riders in a world of hurt. [YouTube] » 7/17/09 1:45pm 7/17/09 1:45pm

Anatomy Of A Ford Mustang Drift Racer

We caught up with professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and had him walk us around his Ford Mustang to show us what makes his trick drift car tick. Not only did we get a close-up look at the machine, he even took us for a quick spin around some cones conveniently placed in the parking lot. This was our second time… » 8/27/08 1:15pm 8/27/08 1:15pm