Supporters of Ken Block and the Gymkhana sequence will have to get applied to a new badge adorning the rally and stunt driver’s charismatic automotive creations. Out: One blue oval in: four silver rings.
That’s proper, Block has defected to Audi. Perfectly, “defected” is perhaps staying a bit severe. Block went “totally free agent” (his phrases) early this 12 months, strolling away from a 10 years-long partnership with Ford that introduced us numerous exceptional challenge automobiles that starred in some unforgettable stunt films. Block looks pumped (just look at that smile up there!), and offered Audi’s motorsports background, we are also.
“Audi is the brand that ignited my enthusiasm for motorsport,” Block claimed in the announcement. “I am extremely excited to start this new chapter. Jointly, we will create progressive jobs and push the boundaries of electric powered mobility.”
“I see the electric powered motor vehicle as a leap ahead for us as a society in purchase to produce anything that can not only minimize emissions and ideally make the earth a far better area,” he claimed. “But not only that: it’s also about efficiency. I really like something that helps make me go quicker. Electric automobiles can do that. And as far as seem goes, I have kids who really don’t treatment about that. They assume that the seem of electric powered automobiles is just as cool as the seem of interior combustion engines.”