The Ultimate Tire Slaying Tour clocks in at 19mins - and features just the five cars
What is there left to say about Ken Block? The DC Shoes co-founder is now in his fifties (making him virtually as old as the internet) and seems to have been around forever. But his foot has not budged one inch from the marketing pedal, and today we get the tenth instalment of the YouTube video series that made him famous: Gymkhana.
Now, it's perfectly possible that you might have tired of the whole project some time ago, given the multiple attempts to replicate the formula elsewhere (and parody it, frankly). But there's no faulting big Ken's ambition - or his shooting budget. Gymkhana Ten takes in five cars across five locations, including a Focus (RS RX), a Fiesta (WRC), a Mustang (Hoonicorn), an Escort (RS Cosworth) and a Ford F-150 (Hoonitruck).
You'll note the Ford theme, of course, along with the kind of product placement and/or sponsorship you'd usually associate with a successful NBA franchise. That's all part of the Block juggernaut; ditto the 19mins run time, which makes it the YouTube equivalent of watching the Lord of the Rings trilogy back to back. Still, there's an Escort Cosworth in it. And Petter Solberg's kid. And a l-o-t of tyre smoke...
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