Interview: Ken Block

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SVTP speaks with Ken Block about rallycross and his new Focus RS RX

By Steve Turner

If you enjoyed our inside look at the Ford Performance/Hoonigan Racing Division racing effort last week, we thought you might like to hear more from the head Hoonigan himself. As one of the few members of the media embedded with the team at the FIA World Rallycross Championship event at Gran Prix de Trois Rivieres circuit in Quebec, Canada, we had the opportunity to sit down with Ken Block and ask a few questions.

SVTP was one of a handful of media outlets embedded with the Ford Performance/Hoonigan Racing Division team for the Focus RS RX’s North American debut with FIA World Rallycross. During that time we were able to score 15 minutes of interview time with Ken Block.
SVTP was one of a handful of media outlets embedded with the Ford Performance/Hoonigan Racing Division team for the Focus RS RX’s North American debut with FIA World Rallycross. During that time we were able to score 15 minutes of interview time with Ken Block.

We included several quotes from this interview in our initial story, but Ken actually stuck around for longer than our allotted time and was quite generous with his answers, so we couldn’t touch on everything he discussed. What’s most interesting about our chat is his estimation that the bite-sized chunks of racing offered by rallycross events are custom-made for today’s frenetic Internet generation, which could lead to a bright future for this motorsport…

For the full story, click here to visit the thread on our forum.

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