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Old 9th July 2012, 19:30   #1
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This guys is simply unbelievable, also how much beating a car can take if its in the hands of someone who knows how to drive . How did they close all the roads in the city :o

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Easily the best Gymkhana Ken Block ever attempted! I was expecting some more stunts with Travis though
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Seriously unbelievable!! The sideways jump and drift at 5:42 is hardcore stuff! How did he manage to shutdown SF to do his stunts!
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Look at the smile on this guy when he glides through those curves. More than we enjoying these videos, he is having a blast himself! Love it. Truly mind-blowing.
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When the car lands on the ground, the body panels literally ripples and shakes. The sideways jump is something really near to impossible. Also the oval doughnuts are awesome.
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how did they closed all the roads in the city :o
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How did he manage to shutdown SF to do his stunts!
I was wondering the same, it looks like the town from 'Walking Dead'.
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Totally second that.

The side-ways jump took the cake for me too. One of the best Gymkhanas so far.

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Thanks for the video Vish. Me too downloaded the 1080p version. Got something to test my Note's screen resolution
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How did he manage to shutdown SF to do his stunts!
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I was wondering the same, it looks like the town from 'Walking Dead'.
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I live on the block from 4:30 to 5:30 [in the video] and you can clearly see my room's window in several shots. We got flyers a few days in advance which said filming 7am - 10 pm, don't park or be towed, and you'll be granted access if you live here. The day of shooting these were up:

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Gosh, that is mind-boggling judgement & car control. Perfect marriage of car & driver, and some superb camera work too. Hope Americans understand that powerful hatchbacks are a lot more fun than boat-like SUVs

Not surprised it's a Fiesta (Ford's very active in promoting such stuff). Surprised that Frisco allowed their streets to be shut down for this.
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Oh my god what raw and precise driving, although I am certain it would have taken more than just a couple of shots to get this done, its still nothing short of awe. The car is more of an extension of his body. Gymnastics on a car!
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What skills! Jus look at him enjoy the empty streets of SF. Anyone trying this on Delhi streets? LOL
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Here are the earlier Ken Block Gymkhana videos :

Gymkhana II : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...-released.html (Ken Block Gymkhana TWO announced. EDIT : Now Released!)

Gymkhana III : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...autodrome.html

Gymkhana IV : http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/intern...gamercial.html (Ken Block Gymkhana 4 - The Hollywood Megamercial)

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Check these two threads out :

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...how-delhi.html (Pics & Videos : Renault F1 Road Show in Delhi)

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...t-oct2011.html (Red Bull Racing show, Janpath, New Delhi 1st Oct'2011)

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Thanks a ton for sharing the links Rehaan. Ken Block videos are amazing. I was there at the event in Delhi. Man the first time I experienced the sound of a F1 car I got goosebumps. If I ever get a chance to drive one I might get a cardiac arrest.
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This guys is simply unbelievable, also how much beating a car can take if its in the hands of someone who knows how to drive . How did they close all the roads in the city :o
Well the cities there know the commercial value of such usage. They earn tons of $$$$ for allowing movie/video shoots.

Awesome video though.
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