Gymkhana-cation: Ken Block SEMA & Gymkhana 3

Ken Block Gymkhana Fiesta

Gymkhana-cation: Ken Block offers a Gymkhana education to lucky tickets holders at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

Gymkhana-cation and eduction in Gymkhana.

 

I’ll be honest; the fad know as drifting bores me. That is not to say that drifting is not an art form. I appreciate a good four wheel drift, but “Drifting” as it has come to be known, well, sucks. When first described Gymkhana (pronounced “jim-ˈkä-nə, -ˈka-“) he said it was judged and timed drifting event. The parallel I drew was that Gymkhana was the Special Olympics of Automotive Gymnastics for drifters who wanted to rally, but couldn’t. Continue reading

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Are you the next Ken Block? Ford Racing opens Rally School

FORD RACING AND TEAM O’NEIL DRIVING SCHOOL TEAM UP TO CREATE FIESTA RALLY SCHOOL

Fiesta Rally School

We know you drive a Pontiac Sunbird, but you tell you friends that you drive like Colin McRae. And that you could school Ken Block if given the chance. Well, here is your chance: Ford Racing will supply 43 Fiestas from the Fiesta Movement to the Team O’Neil Rally School in New Hampshire.

  • Ford Racing will supply 43 Fiestas from the Fiesta Movement to the Team O’Neil Rally School in New Hampshire for aspiring rally drivers
  • Team O’Neil Rally School will upfit Fiesta with a roll bar, rally suspension and off-road tires to be used in the school’s Ford Racing Fiesta Rally Experience and various rally racing programs
  • Ford Fiesta will be the global rally car for Ford Motor Company in 2011 and beyond running in FIA World Rally Championship and in Rally America

DEARBORN, Mich.,  – Last year, 100 European-spec Ford Fiestas arrived in North America for the Fiesta Movement. This summer, 43 of the Fiestas will receive a second life as Ford Racing teams up with Team O’Neil Rally School to create the Ford Racing Fiesta Rally Experience in Dalton, N.H. Continue reading