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Old 01-06-2010, 11:30 AM   #1
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Ford Signs Ken Block for 2010 Rally Season

If you’re a self-respecting car enthusiast, chances are that you’ve seen at least one of Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos. Block, co-founder of DC Shoes, has been in the rally game since 2005, spreading the all-wheel-drive love of the Subarus he was paid to pilot while getting some key victories along the way.However, this year Ken [...]Related posts:
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Well, it will be cool to finally see a Fiesta racing out here in Steamboat next fall, but I can't say I am a huge fan of Ken Block. I have met him twice now and he seems pretty full of himself.
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Well, it will be cool to finally see a Fiesta racing out here in Steamboat next fall, but I can't say I am a huge fan of Ken Block. I have met him twice now and he seems pretty full of himself.
im not gonna lie, if i could drive like he can and had his money, id probably be a cocky s.o.b.
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im not gonna lie, if i could drive like he can and had his money, id probably be a cocky s.o.b.

Will be interesting to see how his skills translate into the real world of rally.

And there are many much more skilled drivers/riders than him who aren't cocky s.o.b.'s. It doesn't have to go with the territory.
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Will be interesting to see how his skills translate into the real world of rally.

And there are many much more skilled drivers/riders than him who aren't cocky s.o.b.'s. It doesn't have to go with the territory.

I've only met Ken once while I was working some rallies a number of years ago. I can't say anything about him personally but I'll stick my head out and say he his possibly the "best" US rallyist at this time. Yes, even better than Travis and simply based on how quickly he has developed in just a relatively few years in the sport.
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I've only met Ken once while I was working some rallies a number of years ago. I can't say anything about him personally but I'll stick my head out and say he his possibly the "best" US rallyist at this time. Yes, even better than Travis and simply based on how quickly he has developed in just a relatively few years in the sport.
I've never met him either, but I have talked to a few people who had a chance to. Typical comments were he was much less approachable than Travis is, seemed a bit arrogant and cocky, but whatever. I think they're both great drivers, don't get me wrong, but my comment wasn't directed at strictly US based drivers.
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I've only met Ken once while I was working some rallies a number of years ago. I can't say anything about him personally but I'll stick my head out and say he his possibly the "best" US rallyist at this time. Yes, even better than Travis and simply based on how quickly he has developed in just a relatively few years in the sport.
Don't forget Travis wasn't doing rally until 4 or 5 years ago too. He's as new as Ken Block. He was a motocross guy. I disagree, and Block will get spanked by Norseman all day.
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