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DEC 12, 2018 | Ford Performance Video

Formula DRIFT Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. Welcomes NASCAR Champion Joey Logano to the Mustang Family

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DEARBORN - 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Champion Joey Logano was welcomed to the Mustang family in style! In the first running footage of the 2019 Ford NASCAR Mustang, Logano was joined by Formula DRIFT Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. for some drifting and tire-smoking fun.

“Drifting door-to-door in the new Roval infield at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Joey behind wheel of the new 2019 NASCAR Mustang was a wild and fun experience”, said Vaughn Gittin Jr,. He continued, “I have never seen a driver from another [racing] discipline take to drifting like Joey did. After a bit of instruction he was linking turns and I was comfortable to get super close. A true Fun-Haver at heart, Joey’s smile from ear-to-ear said it all for me! He was bit by the drift bug and I look forward to some more fun with the champ in the future!”

"I had an incredible time drifting the 2019 NASCAR Mustang with Vaughn Gittin Jr.  The Ford Mustang is the best-selling sports coupe in the world, and I'm so excited to get to race it in the Cup series next year," said Joey Logano, 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Champion.  He continued, "This was a really fun way to be welcomed into the Mustang family. I'm looking forward to doing more Mustang burnouts and donuts on the way to victory lane next year!"