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2021 proves to be open to rally drivers and gymkhana guru Ken block..After driving a number of Blue Oval performance machines, arguably the most bonkers, for 11 years Ford Mustang So far built – the official relationship between Brock and Ford is over.

In a press release, Hoonigan Racing announced that Brock was a “free agent” as of January 2021. Brock says he was a friendly separation, but the details of the separation are unknown.Friendly Video from Ford Performance Say goodbye to Ford CEO Jim Farley to support a smooth separation.But Brock seems to lose the fire-breathing 1965 Mustang Funicone In divorce. It hurts, but in the video block posted on Facebook, you can still see the Mustang in his garage along with some other notable vehicles from past Gymkhana videos. Perhaps the blue oval tow truck hasn’t arrived yet?

“The cooperation with Ford over the last decade has been great,” Brock said in a statement. “Accumulating 500 million views from races around the world, from Gymkhana THREE to Gymkhana TEN, creating the Emmy-nominated series The Gymkhana Files for Amazon Prime, and Ford including the iconic AWD Mustang Hoonicorn and F. Until the construction of the fleet-150 Hoonitruck-it was a great partnership. “

It’s not clear to drive his upcoming iconic Ford-branded machines like Hoonicorn and Hoonitruck, but Block seems keen to grab the steering wheel of a new car. Fans will remember that Brock piloted Subaru in both the stage rally and the first two Gymkhana videos before Ford embarked. In fact, in his Facebook video, the Gymkhana 2 WRX STI is clearly visible in the background. This is the same as saying that the 2021 plan will be announced “soon”. Is it just a coincidence, or is this a so subtle hint of returning to Subaru?

Given Brock’s undeniable marketing power, he seems to have received a blizzard of phone calls and emails from companies enthusiastic about using the Hoonigan brand.Is it a crazy custom? Dodge Challenger Hellcat Red Eye Would you like to replace the Hoonicorn?May be the future Toyota GR Corolla Will Wild Body Wrap be a new Gymkhana car? Here’s an interesting idea-what dedicated tire shredder monster can Elon Musk come up with?Ken Block is silent Tesla Rally cars may seem insane, but given the current state of affairs, insane things aren’t off the table.

I will say only this. Brock stepped into the world of stage rallies at the age of most drivers retiring, and he dropped millions of jaws with his skills behind the handle from WRC to Rallycross and Gymkhana. Whatever the future of Brock and his Hoonigan, we believe it will be wild. Still, we are here a game for some discussion. Do you have any thoughts on which car the block should step into?

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Park City, Utah / [January 8th, 2021]: The exclusive partnership between Ken Block and Ford Motor Company has brought some real hardware in rallies and rallycross over the last decade. 19 race wins and 17 podium finishes, 2 X-game medals, well over 1 billion video views across Block’s social media platform, and the brand’s first World Rally Championship points by American drivers .. As of January 2021, its exclusivity will expire and Block will become a free agent. And that means the options behind his handle are now wide open.

“The cooperation with Ford over the last decade has been great,” says Ken Block. “Including 500 million views from races around the world, from Gymkhana THREE to Gymkhana TEN, the creation of the Emmy-nominated series The Gymkhana Files for Amazon Prime, and the iconic AWD Mustang Hoonicorn and F-. Until the construction of Ford’s fleet. 150Hoonitruck-It was a great partnership. When I was a teenager, working with a company that made trucks driven by my father was a dream come true. Ford has been a dream come true for many years. I’m very grateful for your support, but I’m also looking forward to what the unlimited 2021 holds and to be able to spread my wings a bit and play with many other toys. “

2020 was a big year for Brock and his Ford car. He won the WRC2 Ford Fiesta Rally Barbados overall, won the Ford Escort Cossy V2 class (and third overall) in the San Marino Rally Legend, and won the FIA ​​World Rallycross Championship’s first ever Project E race. Did. In Ford Fiesta, Holjes, Sweden. In addition to winning the race, Brock and Hoonigan have launched a whole new viral video series, Hoonigan vs. The World. In this 11-episode series, Ken competes with the 1965 Ford Mustang RTR Hunicorn in a variety of wild vehicles such as the McLaren Senna and the world’s fastest donk. The series has been viewed more than 34 million times since its launch in late November.

What’s in the next chapter? Ken Block and the Hoonigan Racing Division will soon announce a new partnership. In the meantime, enjoy this video of Ken’s favorite Ford – 1,400 hp AWD Mustang Funicone V2 –: https: //youtu.be/C7Tl7Zn-KRE

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Ken Block and Ford are on the way, what should he drive next?

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