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Vaughn Gittin wins Formula Drift championship

October 9, 2010 |  9:53 pm

Vaughn Gittin, a driver from Joppa, Md., won the Formula Drift championship in the seventh and final round of the season at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Saturday night.

Gittin beat Nikolay Konstatinov in the first round of racing. Gittin earned the No. 6 seeding in the 32-car field. Konstantinov was seeded No. 27.

Darren McNamara is the top-seeded driver in the Formula Drift season finale at Irwindale. He beat Alex Pfeiffer in the first round.

Go to Haddock in the Paddock for more on the Formula Drift races from Irwindale.

-- Tim Haddock