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!

 

HKS Premium Day 2015: Oyama, Japan

Mount Fuji is in the background,bathed in a beautiful sunset. The sound of 1,000-plus horsepower GT-Rs pounding around the circuit reverberates in your ears. In front of you stands a selection of Japan’s best tuner cars - GT-Rs, WRXs, Evos, RX-7s and more. Is this heaven? Close. It’s HKS Premium Day. Every year since 2009, HKS has put on this amazing event in its backyard (the headquarters is based in the foothills of Japan’s most famous mountain), and each year it gets better and better. The initial idea was to get Japanese HKS dealers together and show off their cars…

Gumball Meet Spring Opener 2015: Stormville, NY

Gumball Meet Spring Opener was hosted at the Stormville Airport in Stormville, NY on April 18, 2015. Photos by Shoot For Details For more Gumball Meet event info, visit: Gumball Meet on Facebook. For more Gumball Meet event info, visit: Gumball Meet on Facebook. Contributor: Shoot For Details…

Wekfest 2014: Edison, NJ

Written by Randi Bentia | Photos by Kevin Choi The WEKFEST USA tour has been regarded by many as one of the best automotive events across the United States. Founded in 2009 at their first event in Japantown, San Francisco, WEKFEST is now a cross country tour with additional stops in Texas, Hawaii, New York, and Los Angeles. WEKFEST returned to the east coast for the 3rd consecutive year with "Eastcoast Elites" at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center on Sunday, August 17, 2014. The event featured over 400 import, domestic, euro and aftermarket vehicles from NJ, NY, MA,…