24 August 2015

Ken Block, the star of Gymkhana videos, world rallying and rallycross talks us through what got him in to motorsport, why he loves drifting and how he manages to make a car drift so far... before climbing aboard the 845bhp Hoonigan Ford Mustang V8 at Silverstone to show us exactly how it's done.

Matt Prior

Matt Prior
Title: Editor-at-large

Matt is Autocar’s lead features writer and presenter, is the main face of Autocar’s YouTube channel, presents the My Week In Cars podcast and has written his weekly column, Tester’s Notes, since 2013.

Matt is an automotive engineer who has been writing and talking about cars since 1997. He joined Autocar in 2005 as deputy road test editor, prior to which he was road test editor and world rally editor for Channel 4’s automotive website, 4Car. 

Into all things engineering and automotive from any era, Matt is as comfortable regularly contributing to sibling titles Move Electric and Classic & Sports Car as he is writing for Autocar. He has a racing licence, and some malfunctioning classic cars and motorbikes. 

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Peter Cavellini 27 August 2015

Certainly is!

Best i've seen doing this stuff.
NMGOM 28 August 2015

Control, control, control



You really do need that HP, or the best that could be done on asphalt with a heavy car would be sliding, not drifting. Ken is a master of control as well, with smooth transitions at both high and low speeds.