Ken Block to compete in at least 3 FIA World Rallycross Championship rounds
Ken Block today announced he will join the all-new FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy in a minimum of 3 rounds in 2014. He will drive a Ford Fiesta as part of the Hoonigan Racing Division.
He begins his World RX campaign in Hell, Norway on 14-15 June, and will compete in Loheac, France (6-7 September) and Istanbul, Turkey (11-12 October).
Martin Anayi, Managing Director of World RX for IMG Motorsport Ââ€“ a division of IMG said, â€śWeâ€™re absolutely delighted to have Ken Block and Hoonigan Racing on board for three rounds of this yearâ€™s FIA World Rallycross Championship,â€ť â€śBlockâ€™s style epitomises World RX and his huge international following will help lift the profile of our championship to a younger and more digitally-savvy generation. Heâ€™s a hugely exciting personality to have onboard in 2014 and his spectacular driving style will make for fantastic crowd-pleasing entertainment.â€ť
Ken Block said, â€śIâ€™m stoked with how the new liveries for my Ford Fiestas have turned out, as well as the race schedule weâ€™ve been able to put together for 2014. Once again Iâ€™ve been fortunate enough to put together a highly diverse schedule that has me going around the world… and, most interestingly, racing in three of the World Rallycross Championship rounds for the first time ever. Iâ€™m pretty sure nobody has a better job than me this year!â€ť