Down in Queenstown, NZ they have a downhill luge sort of thing like you find in the more hilly and less litigious parts of the world. Ken Block was just there and posted a video of the run set to Mario Kart tunes. It’s... fantastic.
This is Ken Block on his way to victory at the Rally Whangarei in New Zealand last weekend. The picture was taken by Hoonigan Racing’s tame photographer following in a helicopter. »
Before new cars are released, manufacturers often give prototypes to their established factory drivers, if for nothing more than a little fine-tuning. In Gymkhana master Ken Block's case, Ford gave him a brand new 2016 Ford Focus RS prototype, just so he could drive it like a nut through the company's own factory. »
It came from Ebay with the correct set of stripes, white wall tires and all the brightwork. Then, the devil cut it up and replaced its soul with a 845 horsepower race engine driving all four wheels. It was quite a build. »
Kenstall Lewis Blockerheimer doesn't do a media tour the way most people do. He dropped Gymkhana 7 earlier this week, millions of you watched it, and now he's here to answer your questions about the deep thoughts that exist behind those impenetrably dark shades and that impossibly flat-billed hat. »