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. Continue Reading...
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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… Continue Reading...
Ken Block has truly built himself into a brand name in the drifting, racing and general car shenanigans world. When he goes racing, it seems there is always a camera crew lurking in the shadows ready to catch the action. The newest Block video shows Ken running his tuned up Ford Fiesta through the 100-acre… Continue Reading...
Race cars, check. Beautiful women, check. Ken Block video, check. Gymkhana racing with Ken Block in video, negative. Wait, what? Ken Block is releasing a video that has no real action in it and it’s still worth watching? The Ford Fiesta driver spoofs himself with the aid of actor and comedian Nick Swardson in this… Continue Reading...
Just in time for the holiday season, Hot Wheels announced a lineup of Ken Block toys now available at retailers nationwide such as Toys “R” Us, Wal-Mart, Target, Kmart and Pep Boys. Three individual products make up the Ken Block Hot Wheels line, a 1:64-scale die-cast 2011 Ken Block Ford Fiesta Hot Wheels car, a… Continue Reading...
The viral success of Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos gave rise to the Gymkhana GRID competition, which is basically a bunch of fancy driving stunts masquerading was a real motorsport. The first one achieved commercial success, and a second event was planned for the end of October in Hollywood, Ca. Now, the event has been cancelled due to a… Continue Reading...
***UPDATE*** AutoGuide.com has been contacted by former “0-60 Magazine” Editor and Brand Director for Ken Block’s new brand “Hoonigan“, Brian Scotto, who has informed us that the car does not in fact belong to Ken Block. There is, however, a connection, with the actual owner being none-other than Scotto himself, who does plan to show… Continue Reading...
Ford fans, start your engines! Ford’s new TV series, Octane Academy, is coming to FUEL TV and its adrenaline-pumping challenges will get your motor revving. This 13-episode original television series follows driving contestants of Octane Academy as they are put through the paces of a series of challenges while staying at four action sports camps…. Continue Reading...
Ken Block has released the fourth installment of his Gymkhana video series, aptly titled Gymkhana 4, for the flatbill wearers of the internet to enjoy and play ad nauseam. We won’t spoil any of the video for you, but it’s an appropriate follow-up to the last three mini-films. Check it out below. Continue Reading...
Ken Block’s Gymkhana 4 has been filmed and is ready for release in a few days, on August 16. To hype up the release of the video, a teaser trailer has been released, getting us ready for some serious hoon action. In the video, we get a thirty second taste of the turbocharged rally monster…. Continue Reading...
Ken Block, the man who knows a thing or two about getting a car to go sideways, has revealed the release date for the long awaited Gymkhana 4. Ken Block posted the following on his Facebook page this week, “I am exhausted, but almost done with filming Gymkhana FOUR, which is coming out August… Continue Reading...
With their team of star drivers behind them, Ford is launching the Octane Academy that will bring their ultimate fans face to face with their favorite action sports driver. The all-star cast of Ken Block, Tanner Foust, Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Brian Deegan will be hosting four different camps throughout the year, one by each… Continue Reading...
The BullRun is here and you don’t need any more evidence that this – a Ferrari F430 Spider doing some gymkhana-style hooning on the top of a parking garage. According to the YouTube posting, the BullRunner used to drive rally cars in Europe and certainly isn’t afraid of showing off his skills, even if he… Continue Reading...
After racking up 32.3-million views on his Gymkhana Three Part 2 video alone, Ken Block will be joined by his major sponsor Ford on the World Gymkhana Tour’s inaugural season. The first World Gymkhana Tour will have stops in Austria, Australia and the United States. It will also coincide with the FIA World Rally Championship… Continue Reading...
Whether you know Ken Block from his infamous Gymkhana videos, or his other antics, there’s no denying his penchant for causing a stir among automotive enthusiast. And this time he got a lot of people’s attention simply by posting a photo on his Facebook profile and adding this as its caption: “Testing one of my… Continue Reading...
Gymkhana expert, flat-bill cap aficionado and a man who knows the importance of thanking his sponsors, Ken Block, will drive a Formula 1 car. Wait… what? OK, Block won’t actually race a car, he’s just going to drive one. The car will be the Pirelli F1 test car, and Block will drive it on August… Continue Reading...
Ken Block isn’t only getting his hands dirty piloting his Ford Fiesta to ridiculous fame. He’s teamed up with SPY Optic to come out with a limited edition collection of shades with unmistakable Ken Block style. The five models, Murena, Kubrik, Cooper XL, Kash and Logan, all sport different attributes that can relate to Block… Continue Reading...
Ken Block and Tanner Foust are becoming household names in the world of motorsports, with Ken Block’s infamous Gymkhana videos and Tanner Foust being on every other automotive television show, rally race and former Formula Drift champion. Both are stars in their own way and both drivers have a cult fan following while campaigning their… Continue Reading...
Known for pulling wild stunts behind the wheel of his Ford Fiesta rally car, Ken Block had zero intention of rolling the high-powered machine five times. But that’s just what happened during a shakedown of the car ahead of the Rally of Portugal event this weekend. Block, and co-pilot Alex Gelsomino were both admitted to… Continue Reading...
You may not be able to get behind the wheel of Ken Block’s #43 Ford Fiesta, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take the smaller version out for a spin. Ken Block has teamed up with Traxxas to bring you a remote controlled version of the famous car. This 1/16-scale Fiesta model is powered by… Continue Reading...
With all the publicity Ken Block has created with his Gymkhana videos, and now more recently the Gymkhana Grid events, it’s no surprise that the digital video game world has embraced it as well. Given the popularity of the Gran Turismo series (and even Forza Motorsport) we can’t say we’re a bit surprised that another… Continue Reading...
Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos are a lot of sound and fury but ultimately signify nothing. A combination of great editing, a specially prepared car and an unrivaled hype machine has propelled Block to the top of the Youtube heap. But his newest video, barely 2 minutes in length, is genuinely awesome. Piloting a 1978 Ford… Continue Reading...
After claiming this year’s Formula Drift championship, Vaughn Gittin Jr. is looking to further expand his driving resume by participating in this weekend’s Gymkhana Grid event at Irwindale Speedway. His weapon of choice will be Ken Block’s old 1978 Ford Escort Mk2, now sporting Monster Energy Drink livery. For those not in the know, Gymkhana… Continue Reading...
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… Continue Reading...