Fresh off winning the final Global Rallycross Championship event of the year earlier this month, Ken Block is at it again with gymkhana number six. The American rally driver has been doing this since 2010, when he created his first gymkhana video, but somehow, Block manages to keep upping his game and finding new ways to burn rubber around an extravagant obstacle course.
For those who don’t know what gymkhana is, here is a brief summary from the sport’s wiki, “Gymkhana events are time or speed events in an automobile. These can feature obstacles such as cones, tires, and barrels. The driver must maneuver through a predetermined “track” performing many different driving techniques. The gymkhana requires drivers to perform reversals, 180 degree spins, 360 degree spins, parking boxes, figure 8s, and other advanced skills. Drifting is also encouraged where helpful or necessary. Essentially, a gymkhana is any event featuring a starting point, a finish line and some sort of “obstacle” to get through, around, or by, all within a certain time limit.”
In Ken Block’s Gymkhana 6, the talented driver can be seen once again racing through a custom-built obstacle course that features a couple lambos, two dudes on segways and a wrecking ball…and no, fortunately Miley was not seen swinging naked from it. The video is well-done as always, but the gymkhana series seems to have peaked, or maybe it’s just the numerous sponsor call-outs that cause the video to have a less badass feel, and a more corporate vibe.
Nevertheless, the video as a whole is pretty sick, and Block never fails to deliver some amazing driving. Watch Gymkhana 6 below.