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    Default Ken Block to compete in WRC

    It is ofishial, Ken Block (used to be co-owner of DC Shoes, or as most of you know from the Gymkhana series of videos) will be competing in a 2009 spec WRC Focus in select events this year, and switching to a Fiesta for 2010 and 2011.

    He will also be competing in the full 6 round Rally America series in a Fiesta (presumably, one similiar to what was ran at X-Games last year). This year is going to be awesome! I would love to compete in some Rally America events this year just to get a closeup look at that beast of a Fiesta

    http://www.usatoday.com/sports/motor...tm?csp=usat.me

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    He announced the Monster Rally Team today yay!

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    Bah, he's a viral marketing tool wrapped in goatee. Crashes too much to ever see a podium.
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    No more Subaru? Damn. Oh well I hope he does well, but WRC has some heavy competition.
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    Originally posted by Canmorite
    No more Subaru? Damn. Oh well I hope he does well, but WRC has some heavy competition.
    Subaru's got real drivers on its team.

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    Originally posted by Mibz
    Subaru's got real drivers on its team.


    Kenny from the Block is a great showboater, but I don't think he'll have what it takes to do well in WRC.

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    Originally posted by Mibz
    Subaru's got real drivers on its team.
    Originally posted by psycoticclown




    Kenny from the Block is a great showboater, but I don't think he'll have what it takes to do well in WRC.
    ...quoted, in anticipation of race results

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    Originally posted by Canmorite
    but WRC has some heavy competition.
    And by competition you mean Mikko Hirvonen and Sebastian Loeb? Danny Sordo was the CLOSEST at catching those two, and was behind by 30pts in 2009.


    Originally posted by Mibz
    Subaru's got real drivers on its team.
    What team? Since when did a Factory Subaru team return to WRC?

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    Originally posted by DJ Lazy
    What team? Since when did a Factory Subaru team return to WRC?
    Ha, it was a total assumption. I know nothing about rally except that Ken Block isn't a rally driver, and even that's talking straight out my ass.

    EDIT: Fucking Ford and Citroen are the only two choices? What the hell happened?

    EDIT 2: He'll probably have to compete with Kimi too

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    Originally posted by psycoticclown




    Kenny from the Block is a great showboater, but I don't think he'll have what it takes to do well in WRC.
    Do well compared to who? I bet he has pace to compete with Matt Wilson after an event or two. And whats wrong with that? You don't just "become" good!

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    Originally posted by Mibz
    Ha, it was a total assumption. I know nothing about rally except that Ken Block isn't a rally driver, and even that's talking straight out my ass.

    EDIT: Fucking Ford and Citroen are the only two choices? What the hell happened?

    EDIT 2: He'll probably have to compete with Kimi too

    Haha... I just wanted to try and bust your balls..

    But ya, Rally has really struggled, or rather the teams... Top 10 teams in 09 were either Ford Focus or Citreon C5. I only tried to keep up on it last season because of how close the battle between Hirvonen and Loeb was...

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    i believe kimi is on the citreon junior team.
    doesnt matter cuz that robot for a driver, seb loeb, will still fricken win.
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    Finally, more North American drivers in WRC.

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    Originally posted by hampstor
    Finally, more North American drivers in WRC.
    This has a USF1 tune to it... we'll see how either of them competes in F1 and WRC

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    Kenny Block eh?

    This is going to be like "Days of Thunder" - Rally Edition

    He will dominate if he can keep cool-headed and not go through 5 cars/race.
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    Yes his likes showboat. But from this video, it seems like he can be serious when needs to and is pretty realistic about his own chances. all the best, whatever gets more publicity in NA
    http://www.metacafe.com/watch/136331...rally_footage/

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    http://wrc.com/jsp/index.jsp?lnk=101...Team%20is%20go!

    couldn't believe it till I found this link
    hes gonna be busy

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