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 |  Apr 24 2014, 4:59 PM


Some way, some how, Ken Block and his Gymkhana videos continue to push the edge of automotive entertainment.

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 |  Feb 18 2014, 7:32 PM


Ken Block will be competing in at least three events during this season’s World Rallycross Championship in his Hoonigan Racing Ford Fiesta.

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 |  Jan 31 2014, 10:01 AM


GoPro has released its own version of Ken Block’s Gymkhana 6 video, offering different views of Block’s shenanigans.

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 |  Jan 21 2014, 5:26 PM


Ken Block has revealed his latest toy, a custom Ford F-150 Raptor fitted with tracks all around, known as the RaptorTRAX.

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 |  Nov 11 2013, 3:32 PM


Destroying tires with style is a Ken Block special, and the latest in his signature series of Gymkhana videos is no exception.

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 |  Oct 25 2013, 7:37 AM


It was a sunny afternoon early in the fall when a mechanical howl rang through an almost empty parking lot as Ken Block bounced his engine off the rev limiter. A small crowd watched from behind a concrete barrier as he, the car and a queasy-looking passenger charged through a closed course.

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 |  Jun 13 2013, 10:15 AM


ESPN and Hoonigan Racing announced this week that the Gymkhana GRID racing series will join the X Games.

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 |  May 07 2013, 11:37 AM


Global Rallycross (GRC) just announced that it will create the “Lite” class to make the sport more accessible to new and less-heavily-funded drivers.

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 |  Apr 10 2013, 7:32 PM


Ken Block has it pretty good. He gets paid to spend time hooning cars around the world while everyone watches.

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 |  Jan 23 2013, 2:02 PM

Things are getting a refresh in the Ken Block camp, with Block revealing the livery for his Ford Fiesta race car, a new headquarters for his team and also a new team name: Hoonigan Racing Division. 

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 |  Dec 24 2012, 3:40 PM

2012's Best Car Porn

Shaping and sculpting sheet metal into something both beautiful and functional is an intensive undertaking that automakers spend thousands of hours and millions of dollars on. And to bring these cars justice, photographers and videographers spend hundreds of hours capturing just the right angle, and finding that one magical location.

So for your viewing pleasure, AutoGuide has gathered up the best-of-the-best automotive photography and videos from the past year, and compiled them all here in one place.

Click through to see some stunning visuals.

 |  Dec 22 2012, 6:18 PM

It’s been several months since Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five was unleashed onto the Internet, and now the team at DC Shoes has decided to give fans a behind-the-scenes look into the making of the stunk flick.

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 |  Oct 31 2012, 9:10 PM

Anyone familiar with Ken Block and his Gymkhana videos knows just how well he can smoke a set of tires and AutoGuide had the chance during this year’s SEMA Show to go along for a ride.

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 |  Oct 17 2012, 7:45 PM

Drifting is exciting enough, but when Ken Block jumps into the mix there’s sure to be some real fun on tap.

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 |  Aug 20 2012, 7:32 PM

A battle between rally racer Ken Block and Mad Media, the company that co-produced the first three of Block’s famous Gymkhana drifting videos, is flaring after Block sued the firm.

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 |  Jul 16 2012, 8:02 AM

The automotive industry is a global business that is constantly evolving and growing, and we here at AutoGuide know it can be hard to keep up sometimes. So here is a summary of the top stories you may have missed this past week:

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 |  Jul 11 2012, 6:51 PM

Ask a drifting fan what the coolest viral video out today is and they will probably tell you Gymkhana Five which was released on July 9 and gathered more than 9 million views in two days.

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 |  Jul 09 2012, 10:10 AM

The fifth installment of Ken Block’s Gymkhana series has arrived, and it is chock-full of drifts, jumps, and other stunts. 

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 |  Jul 05 2012, 8:31 AM

Teased once before, the marketing machine behind WRC driver and stunt-man Ken Block is at it again, releasing a second preview of Gymkhana 5 and introducing a co-star.

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 |  Jun 26 2012, 8:31 AM

Can’t wait until July 9th to get your gymkhana fix? DC Shoes has released a trailer of Ken Block’s upcoming Gymkhana Five flick, ahead of its official debut in a couple of weeks.

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 |  Jun 18 2012, 7:32 PM

The extravaganza known as Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos will see its latest addition on July 9 when Gymkhana Five will be released onto the Internet for all of us to enjoy.

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 |  Jun 08 2012, 5:32 PM

Rally Cross is gaining a name for itself in America. After already finding a solid foothold in Europe, the second race in the series is scheduled to take place in Texas this weekend. 

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 |  May 22 2012, 5:02 PM

We have already seen the Hollywood extravaganza that was the first gymkhana four, but now Ken Block and the folks at DC have released a re-edited version to show more driving skill and less over the top explosions. 

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 |  Apr 21 2012, 3:02 PM

Ken Block is known for drifting his car around some pretty unique backdrops, but this one has got to be one of the best.

In his latest video, Ken’s rally-outfitted Ford Fiesta is shrunk to pint size and goes out drifting in Venice Beach, Calif. The RC car goes swooping and jumping through a skate park, drifting and taking on the bowls at full speed.

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