It was a weekend full of firsts for the RTR Team! Vaughn Gittin Jr. was back behind the driver seat of the 2024 Mustang RTR Spec 5-FD, James Deane got his first podium since joining the RTR Team and Chelsea DeNofa fought one more time after one more time for the first-place finish at Formula Drift Seattle!
We have unleashed another Mustang RTR Spec 5 on the streets! This time around it is a 2023 Mustang RTR Spec 5 in Atlas Blue. This particular build has an awesome story behind it so let’s dive right in.This story began at GridLife Midwest where Vaughn Gittin Jr., Chelsea DeNofa and James Deane drifted around Gingerman Raceway in their Mustang RTR Spec 5-D’s.
Think of your car as a boat. Water runs quickly under the boat and pops out the back (with the pressure of the engines) in the form of a wake. Air does the same thing under your car. The formula above explains the speed of the air under the car that creates suction and produces more grip. It also helps us understand that we need to control the low-pressure area behind the car to maintain this suction.
Welcome to St. Louis, Missouri, where the high-octane excitement of the Formula Drift Championship reaches its peak in Round 5. As the engines roar and tires screech, the Gateway Motorsports Park transforms into a battleground for the world's most skilled drifters, pushing their finely-tuned machines to the limits of control and precision. The air was charged with anticipation as the drivers navigate the challenging course, blending the perfect balance of speed, style, and smoke. With a backdrop of towering grandstands and a sea of enthusiastic fans, Round 5 promises to be a spectacle of tire-scorching slides and heart-stopping runs.
The Carlisle Ford Nationals is an automotive extravaganza that leaves car enthusiasts exhilarated and filled with adrenaline! This annual event is the ultimate celebration of everything Ford, showcasing the finest vehicles from every era and attracts enthusiasts from all over the country to attend.
The 10th Anniversary Mustang RTR Spec 5 was created to celebrate 10 years of RTR Vehicles. There were only 10 examples ever produced and they were equipped with every RTR component available for the Mustang at the time. Some of the components include Forged Wheels, Widebody Flares, Ford Performance Supercharger and much more!
RTR Tactical Performance Coilovers give you the perfect blend of performance and drivability for the street or track. Vaughn Gittin Jr. brought over 15 years of driving experience to the table while developing the Tactical Performance Coilovers for the S197 and S550 Mustangs. While performance and drivability was a top priority for our team, they also needed to be affordable
We are excited to announce our latest Ford dealer relationship with Fort Mill Ford! They have been serving the Charlotte community for over 25 years and as of recently, decided to partner with us to sell RTR vehicles and components through their dealership. Since they are located just 45 minutes from the RTR Lab, they chose to have us build 3 RTR Mustangs through our Built by RTR program.
Another Mustang RTR has been unleashed onto the streets! For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Mustang RTR Spec 5, it is our top of the line Mustang that is offered from RTR Vehicles. It has almost every RTR component we offer on it, supercharger, suspension, forged wheels, widebody flares and much more. We recently announced the public availability for the Mustang RTR Spec 5 and this is our second Spec 5 build we have completed through our Built by RTR program since launch.
Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Chelsea DeNofa unleashed their RTR Spec 5-D Mustangs, on the scenic roads of Wilkesboro, North Carolina for Mustang Touge! Check out the full video and keep reading after you watch it for more behind the scenes action.
We are super excited to show off this 2022 Mustang RTR Spec 3, that Lebanon Ford Performance recently built. LFP is one of our authorized RTR dealers located in Ohio. The owner, Noah, had a few RTR components on his previous 2019 Mustang GT. Like all Mustang RTR Spec 3’s, this one started life as a Mustang GT in the new color option for 2022, Eruption Green. Check out what Noah’s Mustang GT looked like as it arrived at Lebanon before its transformation.