Professional drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. recently shipped his Ford Mustang RTR Drift to Nurburgring, the famed German circuit, to complete a lap of the track, while drifting around every corner, for Monster Energy. This special vehicle is powered by a 7.1-liter Ford Performance engine built by Roush Yates generating over 900-horsepower, and is capable of revving to 9000 rpm. Continue reading for two behind-the-scenes videos from the shoot and more information.
“It’s worth noting that Gittin Jr. managed to slide around all the corners at insane speeds. He was also able to string together huge slides across multiple corners. Ford says that the drifter shredded three sets of tires during filming, so it’s reasonable to assume that the following clip was filmed in segments and not over one continuous lap,” reports Car Scoops.