Since then, block has continued to race in the series, racking up numerous overall wins as well as plenty of podium appearances. Ken block to contest 2020 rally new zealand velocitynews. If ken block is so good, how come he sucked as a rally dri ver. Over the years, he has also competed in many action sports events including skateboarding, snowboarding, and motocross. Just watched a ken block video on chain reactions website. Ken blocks beautiful 1991 ford escort rs burns to a crisp. Blocks commitment to driving is absolute and accidents like his. Ladies and gentlemen, allow us to present you with an extended cut of a very special film. Us star for rally weekend nationnews barbados local. Ken block was born december 21, 1967 in long beach, california. American rally driver and youtube sensation ken block has announced he will contest rally new zealands fia world rally championship wrc event this september in a ford escort rs cosworth. Driver ken block is known for his gymkhana video series along with his rallycross rally racing, but he also has the title of head hoonigan in charge at his automotive lifestyle brand hoonigan.
The thendc shoes marketing executive went to a rally school at the age of. Hes one of the most talented drivers ive ever worked with and im honoured to have been. Ken block and alex gelsomino tackle the tarmac stage starting with surreal ocean views, mixed in with wildly narrow sections and a jump or two in. His skill and car control became quickly apparent and block aptly nabbed rookie of the year that season in the rally america championship.
Ken block s fordbacked hoonigan team to quit world rallycross. Since then, the professional rally driver and all around hooligan has. If not for his sale of the company, ken block would have never had the funds to sustain a. Ken block is a professional rally driver with the hoonigan racing division. Block, an action sports enthusiast is a professional rally driver with the hoonigan racing division. He makes the shoes for snowboarding and other peoples demands. Ken block, famous rallycross driver and gymkhana master, is returning to the world rally championship for the first time since 2014. Ken block is american rally and rallycross driver, born on november 21, 1967. Ken blocks fordbacked hoonigan team to quit world rallycross. Block s exciting news comes as ford new zealand confirms its backing of rally new zealand as an elite spon.
Ken block makes 1,400hp hoonicorn mustang dance up pikes. Raw industrial playground a vr360 experience of gymkhana. Professional rally driver ken block talks about the making of his popular gymkhana videos. Block doesnt set new record up the mountain, but he. Please consider supporting us by disabling adblock. Ken block is a famous international rally driver, who had the owner of the shoe company. Ken block and ford line up for rally new zealand 2020.
Ken block and alex gelsominos test session for their. Ken block is back, and this time he takes the upgraded hoonicorn to pikes peak for a flashy, smokefilled sprint up the famous course. Ken block started racing at what many would consider an advanced age. So we discussed in article ken block net worth, earnings, and career life. This news comes after ford new zealand confirmed its backing of the rally new zealand as an elite sponsor for the event, further adding to what is set to. In preparation for his first race, he and his teammate, alex. Ken block drifts london extended directors cut top gear. Ken blocks ultimate exotic playground in dubai deep. Is ken block actually one of the best gymkhana drivers, or. Kenneth ken block is a professional rally driver with the hoonigan racing division, formerly known as the monster world rally. For example, watching ken block s rally car engulfed in flame like youre watching a performance art piece. Driver ken block is known for his gymkhana video series along with his rallycrossrally racing, but he also has the title of head hoonigan in. His skill and car control became quickly apparent and block aptly nabbed rookie of the year that season in the rally. All 18 of ken blocks crazy cars and trucks, ranked.
Ken block has grown from professional rally driver into a celebrity that has become synonymous with crazy car builds. Ken block and alex gelsomino have one last race that stands between them and the 20 rally america championship title. Kenneth block born november 21, 1967 is a professional rally driver with the hoonigan racing division, formerly known as the monster world rally team. I take a lot of pride in that im a rally driver, and ive actually been. This was a last minute addition to the gymkhana grid course.
When i first saw and heard of ken block, ive got to be honest, i really wasnt. Ken block net worth 2020 how much is ken block worth. Ken block wrc fiesta test video rally fiesta ken block. Ken blocks ford escort rs cosworth destroyed by fire. If ken block is so good, how come he sucked as a rally. This video is from wrc driver ken block and his co driver alex gelsomino setting a record on concord pond in maine using jemba notes. American rally driver and youtube sensation ken block has announced he will contest the rally new zealand round of the fia world rally championship in a ford escort rs cosworth this september. Rally driver ken block thrashes around in his ford fiesta. Shot on the actual streets of san francisco, california, gym5 features a focus on fast, raw and precise driving. Ken block was born november 21, 1967 in long beach, california. If youve ever gone to a rally event, you know things can get real sketchy real quick. Rally driver and gymkhana pro ken block has a reborn cosworth escort, and hes taking it on a world tour starting with the 100 acre wood rally in missouri. Why ken block is so important to rallying dirtfish. He is an action sports enthusiast and a rally driver with the hoonigan racing division.
Ken block hoons electric offroad racer at dakar rally on. Ken block and co driver alex gelsomino will contest flow king of the hill and sol rally barbados in group m4 at the wheel of a 1990 ford escort rs cosworth. Kenneth block is a professional rally driver with the hoonigan racing division, formerly known as the monster world rally team. Matt leblanc on a tour of london with ken block and. Ken block net worth 2020 as a professional rally driver. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements. Watch ken block hoon an electric offroad racer in the dakar rally the suvs paddleoperated handbrake and instant torque make it a perfect match for the driver. Ken blocks new escort cosworth rally car is retrolicious. Hoonigan and forza horizon 3 proudly present ken blocks gymkhana nine. Click here for ken block vs lewis hamilton rallying and stuntdriving legend ken block joins james may on. Since selling his ownership of dc shoes, block has shifted his business.
Just when you thought ken block s garage couldnt get any cooler, the professional rally driver received the keys of his new toy. Ken is one of the great founders of american companies. See more ideas about ken block, rally car and ford. Ford fiesta rally cars, to a few lightly modified pickups ken block.179 1079 390 996 366 13 1265 317 127 985 979 877 986 905 656 1185 134 1369 250 501 561 276 1318 61 728 389 325 171 958 1513 1173 810 962 140 13 743 340 1331 899