Nitto Tire is proud to announce a new partnership with Formula Drift Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. As a self-taught drift extraordinaire, Vaughn has become one of Monster Energy’s premier athletes and is a Ford factory driver. He is an icon of the sport of drifting, having competed every year since the existence of Formula DRIFT, dating all the way back to 2004. Gittin Jr. will also represent Nitto Tire in China’s World Drift Series and make appearances at a variety of exhibitions worldwide. Gittin’s Monster Energy Nitto Tire Ford Mustang RTR will be running the NT05 max-performance tire. During the off-season Vaughn Gittin Jr., and his team at ASD thoroughly tested this platform and feel confident that it will provide them with a competitive edge. Check out the coverage from the St. Louis Auto Show where Vaughn made his Nitto Tire debut!