For the sixth stop on the Formula Drift 2014 Pro Championship tour Vaughn Gittin Jr took his drifting talents to Texas Motor Speedway. Vaughn qualified 13th overall which pitted him against Taka Aono and his 750 horsepower Flying 86 in the round of 32.
After getting by Aono the stage was set for a matchup with Dean Kearney and his 1,000 horsepower SRT Dodge Viper. Vaughn squeaked by Kearney for a tough matchup against Aurimas Bakchis and his 620 horsepower Nissan 240SX. After making it to the Top 8 Vaughn was ousted by Bakchis who would eventually go on to finish in second place.
Not the finish Vaughn was hoping for but he gets some much needed points heading into the final round of Formula Drift at Irwindale Speedway in Irwindale, California. Vaughn is 133.5 points behind leader Chris Forsberg who holds a commanding lead. Unfortunately for Vaughn he can do no better than a Third place finish on the season. The battle for first place will be done by Forsberg and Aasbo.
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Photos by Larry Chen