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 |  Dec 01 2010, 10:45 AM


This weekend Irwindale Speedway in Irwindale, CA will host the first ever Gymkhana GRID Racing Series – the Ken Block Invitational.

Bringing together racers from different series, the GRID Invitational will see the pros compete on a course designed by Ken Block – the man who popularized the Gymkhana fad.

And even if you don’t like Gymkhana, or Ken Block, or just can’t make it to the event, Block’s marketing folks have struck gold once again, with a commercial for the Invitational that’s definitely worth a watch and is sure to give you a few laughs. It even takes a swing at long-time Block rival Travis Pastrana, who recently left his rally ways for the NASCAR circuit.

Check out the video after the jump:

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