The American Ken Block “is one of the world’s best rally and stunt riders. He really pulls out all the stops in order to pick out the best, craziest and most difficult tricks with his rally car. That cost a lot of money, collecting is also very expensive, but because he is a founder of the thriving enterprise “DC Shoes” which is no problem for him. If other rally drivers like to train in Wales or Finland, for example, Block performs as airports. There, he exercises his rally skills, he makes Gymkhana, or he do for fun just about hope. There are movies, lots of movies to see, including YouTube. Ken Block, born november 21, 1967 at the “Long Beach”, is a professional rally driver in “hoonigan racing division,” which former “Monster World Rally Team” name. He is also a founding member of the international company “DC Shoes”. Block did more than rally. He has also participated in important events in skateboarding, snowboarding and motocross.
He is known by many films on the internet that shows that he wears the abandoned places, specially made scenery for him, and that draws the most difficult and most outrageous tricks. Driven to the creation of a monk, make speed to make the jump. The risk that he does not care, as long as it produces a lot of action and adrenaline.
Ken Block started in 2005 within the framework of the national rallycarriére “Vermont SportsCar Team. The team has prepared for Ken Block Subaru WRX STi to come into action. His first rally event was” Sno * Drift “held in” Montmorency County “in the US state of “Michigan”. at this event, he was seventh in the overall standings and fifth in the “Group N class. During the rally season 2005 Ken Block five times in the top five finishes. He was third in the overall ranking of the “Group A Class” and fourth place in the overall ranking of the “American National Rally Championship. The US called this championship,” Rally America National Championship. Got to the end of his first rally season, Block ‘Newbie of the Year.
In 2006 signed Ken Block along with his DC Shoes size and rally driver Travis Pastrana, a new sponsorship contract with the automaker Subaru. This means that the two friends were soon known as the “Subaru Rally Team USA. In the beginning of this season, Block got a brand new, with Vermont SportsCar prepared 2006 Subaru WRX STi at their disposal.
Block united with their new car on its first” X games “events at X games XII Rally event. Block was third here, which was good for the bronze medal. in addition to” X-Play “Block also competed course along the” Rally America National Championship, where he finished second in the overall standings.
in Block 2007 again took part in the “X-Play” on the “X Games XIII rally event. Here he finished higher than last year. he came second, and thus won the silver. the” Rally America National Championship “, he finished third in the overall standings. he also makes his international debut in several rounds of the “World Rally Championship”. in fact, he rode up in Rally Mexico and Rally New Zealand. Block knew during the Rally of New Zealand, two top-five “stage” times to run in the “Group N class. Had at the end of 2007, Ken Block, all-event rally seen all season, 19 podiums and 8 overall victories to his name. With this, no doubt, he immediately put on the map. That is, if he had not already done so.
In 2008, Ken Block could again start to his rally season in one of Vermont SportsCar prepared Subaru Rallycar. It is a brand new 2008 Subaru WRX STi. Block’s decision to participate in the “Rallye Baie des Chaleurs” of the Canadian Rally. This is to test the new Subaru, and also to prepare for the WRC later the same year will take place. He gets there first, and so he has got his first victory in a Canadian Rally event. But Ken Block and his navigator were no championship points for victory, they had in fact no Canadian rally license. This means that they have the right to participate, but do not earn points for the overall championship.
Block then took part in the “Rally New York USA competition and was the first there. In” X Games XIV’-Block event tied for third place together with rally driver Dave Mirra. This was due to the fact that both rally drivers had problems with his rally car. Block, who reached the semi-finals, had problems with his radiator after a bad landing at the end of a “jump”. Dave Mirra had problems with his control. Probably it was also damaged by a bad landing.Since both rally driver could not drive on the bronze medal was awarded to them both.
Block also participated in the “2008 Rally America National Championship”, held on 17 October 2008 and finished second in the overall standings, after a very big victory in one of the practice / steps. During the special stage “Lake Superior Performance Rally Stage”, which was also the last stage of the event, Ken Block ended up with more than one minute ahead of runner-up to the Kyoto Protocol of the time. In this way, Block insured himself for a second place in the overall standings. Later that season he did even with three meetings of the World Rally Championship.
Ken Block was seen in 2009 in the TV program Top Gear.Ook he took that year Youtube hit Gymkhana 2 “. In this way he got more fans, which immediately resulted in increased sales of his company DC Shoes ,.
on January 6, 2010 was Ken Block in “Monster World Rally Team” before the new rally driver in the team for “World Rally Championship. He comes under this Act to ride the Monster / Ford Racing Focus RS WRC ’08. This car was prepared and maintained by the residents of northern England “M-Sport”, which is also the official Ford WRC rally car preparation. He will appear in both the “Rally America National Championship” as his fifth X Games “with this car. Block is also the first American rider to collect a lot” WRC “will to power. The February 27, 2010 Block wins” 100 acre Wood for his fifth consecutive fastest time. The previous record held by John Buffum broken. Block get trained by Ford driver Markko Martin and win in the Rally of Spain his first two points in the WRC.
On March 23, 2011 was Ken Block and his navigator Alex Gelsomino were taken to hospital, after it went horribly wrong in the locality “Faro” during Rally Portugal . Their Ford Fiesta RS WRC hit on the head during a special classification test, also called “Shakedown”. Later it was announced that both Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino, in the circumstances, was in good health.
The first rally of the season 2013 Ken Block has achieved a great success by finishing in the top ten in Rally Mexico.Because of this, he may first six championship points. He finished seventh in the overall standings. It is the best result in Mexico who once was achieved by an American. Block recently sold all its shares in the “DC Shoes” and he changed to “Hoonigan Industries, another company in the clothing industry. Here, he is currently co-owner and manager. His official title is: Head Hoonigan in charge.
Resultat Ken Block
The number of points depends on whether a block or a competitor, cut or just made mistakes that have taken a long time. That does not mean a higher position for even more points delivered. It is seasonally different. Example: Ken Block 2005 was fourth with 65 points, and the second in 2008 with 86 points. It is just in the season. Also possible that a conscious riders have turned a few meetings in the championship.
Block Rally America National Championship Results
Block Results World Rally Championship
The block has, as shown above, participated in many demonstrations. But that’s not all. He is also a rally game has become the face Colin McRae: Dirt 2 & Dirt 3 Colin McRae: Dirt 2, he is available to compete in the “Subaru World Rally Team. In Dirt 3, he is seen as both a rally driver and gymkhana teacher. His” monster World Rally Team ‘cars throughout the game.
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