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Gymkhana 5: The Video

Look, if you have ten minutes to spare, watch this video. It’s probably the best driving video you’ve ever seen. I mean it.

The scoop: Ken Block pilots his 650 HP Ford Fiesta rallycar around the streets of San Francisco. What makes this different from other Gymkhana videos are the jumps: Block gets airborne several times, including once where he hits his jump sideways and basically pulls an air-drift around a corner. Crazy stuff. The only time power meets precision like this is in F1 racing. I can’t think of anything else that comes close.

Oh, what is Gymkhana? In a nutshell, automotive gymnastics. Here’s the Wikipedia page with more info if you’re interested.

Anyway, I pretty much want to be Ken Block when I…