Posts Tagged: "Vaughn Gittin Jr"

Year-End Dopeness >>> My Year In Review: 2013 Edition

With 2014 looming on the horizon, I feel it’s a good time to take a look back on my 2013 year with OMGDrift for the practically obligatory and as-expected year-in-review post. I hit up fewer events this year, only nine in total, and only traveling about 6,600 miles this year compared to 11,000+ last. Yet as I pushed the odometer on my trusty old ’97 LS400 closer to 200K, it seemed the events I DID cover made up for lack of quantity with an increase of quality. More after the jump!

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Formula Dopeness >>> Irwindale Crowns a New Champion!!

With a brand new car and not much of a budget, Mike Essa and his GSR Autosport team have taken home the 2013 FD Championship! Congrats to everyone at GSR and Mike for a great season! Click more for more on how he did it!

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Formula Drift Dopeness >>> Drama and The Usual (And Unusual) Suspects on the Podium in Texas!!

Round 6 of the Formula Drift Pro Championship brought us to a new venue, yet the top two drivers in the standings managed to maintain their chase for the championship…More after the jump!

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Formula Dopeness >>> Qualifying in The Lone Star State!!

Qualifying is over at Round 6, and Vaughn Gittin Jr. took home the top spot with a 92.5! The rest of the Top 32 is below…Some notable absences include Ryan Tuerck, Darren McNamara, and Kyle Mohan.

1. Vaughn Gittin Jr.
2. Fredric Aasbo
3. Chris Forsberg
4. Forrest Wang
5. Odi Bakchis
6. Dai Yoshihara
7. Mike Essa
8. Pat Mordaunt
9. Chelsea Denofa
10. Toshiki Yoshioka
11. Matt Powers
12. Ken Gushi
13. Matt Field
14. Justin Pawlak
15. Mats Baribeau
16. Taka Aono
17. Conrad Grunewald
18. Miro Ovcharik
19. Pat Goodin
20. Will Parsons
21. Danny George
22. Daigo Saito
23. Rob Primozich
24. Ryan Kado
25. Dean Kearney
26. Joon Maeng
27. Kenny Moen
28. Robbie Nishida
29. Tony Angelo
30. Jeremy Lowe
31. Chris Jeaneret
32. Gabe Stone

Be sure to check out our Facebook page for more coverage and photos!

-Mike G.

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Driver Blog Dopeness >>> Odi Bakchis vs. Seattle

I cruised into Seattle a few days early this year. Got to see Tacoma WA, and display my car at the LeMay car museum. I love getting into town early before the event, it’s awesome to meet up with some die hard fans outside the venue, chill and enjoy the local scene.

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Grassroots Dopeness >>> ClubLoose’s East Coast Bash ’13!!!

Last weekend was ClubLoose’s annual East Coast Bash, a huge party with some drifting before and after.

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Formula Dopeness >>> Wall Provides a Championship Shake-Up!!

Round 4 of the Formula D Pro Championship proved to be a huge shake-up in the championship points race, as Daigo Saito took home his second win of the season and knocked his closest competitor, Vaughn Gittin Jr., out in the Top 16. More on the craziness that took place after the jump!

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Formula Dopeness >>> Qualifying at Wall Stadium!!

Qualifying is over, and “JTP” Justin Pawlak took the top spot! Read on for full coverage!

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Formula Dopeness >>> Round 3 at Palm Beach International Raceway

This past weekend wraps up Round 3 of the 2013 Formula Drift series with results that were a mixed bag of exciting wins for some and an upsetting loss for others.

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Formula Dopeness >>> Atlanta Results

Congratulations to Daigo Saito on his first place win in the Achilles Radial / Bridges Racing SC430. That’s a wrap for Formula Drift Round 2 at Road Atlanta!┬áStay tuned for more coverage from this weekend, you won’t want to miss it.

#1 Daigo Saito Achilles Radial / Bridges Racing Lexus Sc430
#2 Darren McNamara Falken Tire 1995 Nissan 240SX S14
#3 Vaughn Gittin JR 2014 Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR

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