Vaughn Gittin Jr.

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. in the Ford GT

    Vaughn Gittin Jr. is among the exclusive set of Ford GT owners, and the professional drifter and founder of RTR Vehicles was more than happy to show off the car. The video shows the moment Gittin Jr. picks up the Lead Foot Gray example, and naturally he uses launch control straight out of the dealership. Yes, this is one owner who will drive the GT like it should be driven: fast. After showing the car to his friends and family, he then heads to the track to really get a feel for the performance. But rather than enjoy the car all by himself, Gittin Jr., whose day job involves drifting a...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Ford Mustang at the Nürburgring
    Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Mustang around the 'Ring

    You saw him drift around the Nürburgring earlier this year in a Ford F-150 Raptor. Now watch famous drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. return to the German racetrack in his 900-horsepower Ford Mustang Formula Drift car. As you may have guessed, the result is a lot of noise, tire smoke and even some...

  • 2018 Eagle Squadron Ford Mustang GT
    Eagle Squadron Mustang delivered to fan with $420,000 winning bid

    Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Ford Performance unveiled a special Mustang earlier this year. It's called the Eagle Squadron Mustang, and it went under the hammer during July's The Gathering (formerly the Gathering of Eagles), a charity evening in Oshkosh, Wisconsin supporting the Experimental Aircraft...

  • 2018 Eagle Squadron Ford Mustang GT
    Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT honors US pilots who defended Britain

    This year will mark the 20th time that Ford has supported the the Experimental Aircraft Association event called The Gathering. The EAA holds a number of events throughout the year, but it's The Gathering in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, that serves as the organization's largest fundraising opportunity. Ford...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr drifts the Nürburgring in a Ford Raptor
    Watch Vaughn Gittin Jr. drift the Nurburgring in a Ford Raptor

    His title is Professional Fun Haver, and Vaughn Gittin Jr. lives up to that name. The Formula Drift pilot was recently in Germany to drive his Ford Mustang RTR drift car around the Nürburgring, but the weather was crummy so Gittin instead decided to send his Ford Raptor sideways around the...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. tours Ford's Flat Rock plant
    Ford Partners With Formula Drift For 2013

    In light of declining global sales and the increasing cost of motorsports, many manufacturers have cut back on racing involvement. BMW has pulled MINI out of the WRC, and Ford announced it was ending its WRC efforts as well. Dodge cancelled its NASCAR program after losing Penske for the 2013...

  • Block, Foust, Gittin Jr., Deegan launch Octane Academy

    Due to the overwhelming popularity of its 'Octane Academy' contest, Ford will be working with Fuel TV to create a reality TV show from the Octane Academy sessions.

  • Need for Speed Shift 2 trailer
    Video: Need For Speed Shift 2 Unleashed Trailer - Autolog Challenge

    The latest installment of the classic Need for Speed franchise, Shift 2 Unleashed, is just around the corner--March 29 to be exact--and in the lead up to the game’s arrival we have a new trailer showcasing one its cool new features. Shift 2 Unleashed will ship with a special feature called...

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