Epic Mustang vs. Mustang Drift Battle From Formula D Canada: Video

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Check out this high-octane video clip, courtesy of Ford Performance, in which Ford Mustang battles Ford Mustang for a spot in the top eight at the Canadian round of the 2016 Formula Drift Pro Championship.

Driving one Mustang in this contest is Justin Pawlak – a 36-year-old driver from Michigan who, according to his bio, does his own suspension design and mechanical and fabrication work. In the other Mustang, of course, is Vaughn Gittin Jr. – a 35-year-old from Maryland whose list of accomplishments in Formula D is staggeringly long, including an Ace Driver of the Decade title, Winningest Driver in Formula D title, and three World Drift Series championships, to name a few.

Vaughn Gittin Jr.’s Ford Mustang RTR drift machine is powered by a 436-cubic-inch Ford Performance/Roush Yates V8, churning out more than 900 horsepower. Interestingly, his opponent in this battle – Justin Pawlak – took a rather different approach to boosting the output of his competition-spec Ford Mustang, fitting its Aluminator V8 with a Roush Performance Stage 3 supercharger. With this setup, the car is capable of producing more than 800 horsepower.

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Watch these two titanic Mustang drift cars battle it out at the Autodrome St. Eustache in Quebec in the video above.

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

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