There’s a good reason Ken Block’s gymkhana videos have racked up millions of YouTube views: they show off an extreme level of driving skill that most of us can only dream about. Drifting RC cars is a slightly more achievable and affordable goal, but it still must take untold hours of practice to reach the skill level…
The legendary Ken Box is back, but how can he set up the ultimate Crazy Cart course when irate gorilla security guards are always trying to shut him down?
Take one mad shoe-magnate-turned-auto-racer. Add an 845 horsepower all-wheel-drive 1965 Ford Mustang. Call it the Hoonicorn. Sprinkle in a touch of insanity and a humongous heaping of tire smoke. This is Gymkhana 7.
Gymkhana, the "car rodeo" YouTube video phenomenon, will join the redoubtable Rally in DiRT 3 next year. Loosely described, gymkhana features a start and finish line and some obstacle to negotiate. Codemasters dropped several screenshots illustrating both modes today.
Alright, I take back what I said about trashcan luge and moped biathlon. The X-Games are a strangely watchable sports spectacle, and a good platform for Codemasters to launch its official DiRT 3 trailer last night.