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60 Seconds With… Vaughn Gittin Jr

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TCF gets to know the Drifting superstar Vaughn Gittin Jr…

How old are you?


Where are you from?

Joppa Maryland

How long have you been racing?

12 years

What are you racing in 2014 and in what series?

2014 Ford Mustang RTR in the Formula Drift Series as well as the World Drift Series in China and the King of Europe series in Europe.

What is your first motor sport related memory?

Pulling the paddle brake in my go kart to make is slide!

What got you in to motor sport?

My father was the biggest culprit as he got me a go kart when I was 4 and he used to always have cool cars when I was growing up.

What and where was your first race?

My first race was Motocross when I was 16 years old at Budds Creek Motocross track in Southern Maryland.

What is your best racing memory?

My best memory is winning the 2005 USA Vs Japan.

What are your hopes for the rest of the season?

Working as hard as a team and having as much fun as possible behind the wheel!

What are your long term plans?

To continue drifting all over the world for as long as possible!

One song you would listen to to prepare yourself for a race?

Kid Rock All Summer long

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Founder and Editor-In-Chief of The Checkered Flag who grew up visiting race circuits around the UK also a freelance motorsport PR officer. Outside of motorsport a lover of music, photography, NBA and NFL.
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