Racer Ken Block performs at Goodwood Hill Speed FestivalJuly 7, 2019
The famous drift racer Ken Block held a demonstration race at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on his 914-hp pickup. The modified truck drove spectacularly, snarling with its motor, and then lost the wing extender.
Professional rally racer Ken Block loves to drive fast, but, as we have learned over the past 10 years, he is also not averse to drifting, continually leaving huge clouds of smoke from the tires. As you have probably guessed, Ken Block’s performance at Goodwood includes all of the above. After an aggressive start and the first, rather short stretch of the track, the racer decided to “drift” a little – given the incorrect power of his pickup, it looked impressive as always – but what an exhaust sound!
After the movement, the front left fender of the car began to tear off, until it flew off at all, and this, despite the efforts of the rider to keep this detail – he tried to slow the car, but …
Now a few words about the car Ken Block, which was called Hoonitruck. The machine produces 914 horsepower from a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine. In fact, the engine is based on the one used in the Ford GT race car, which won the Le Mans endurance race award. The car uses a four-wheel drive system that works with a six-speed racing gearbox. As for the body, it looks like a Ford F-150 pickup of the late 1970s, but in fact it is an original assembly from scratch. The tubular chassis holds all the mechanics, and the truck body is made of aluminum.
Not so long ago, our publication wrote that Ken Block is showing his Ford F-150 Raptor hardcore pickup. Renowned racer and just a good guy Ken Block decided to check what his Ford F-150 Raptor pickup is capable of.
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