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HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR TEAM-MATE? BLOCK + BAKKERUD

The 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship features seven permanent teams, each with two drivers. Those drivers work hard together as team mates in their respective teams with the goal of becoming World Rallycross Champions. That means sharing information about driving, the tracks, data and setups.

But, outside of the car, how well do they know each other?

We caught up with new Hoonigan Racing Division team mates Ken Block and Andreas Bakkerud to find out, with some quick-fire questions.

Andreas – What colour are Ken’s eyes?

AB: “Brown? No wait, blue? green?”

Answer: Green

Ken – What colour are Andreas’ eyes?

 KB: “Brown”

Correct

Andreas – How old is Ken?

AB: “48”

Correct

Ken – How old is Andreas?

KB: *Laughs* “16?”

Answer: 24

Andreas – What was Ken’s first motorsport activity?

AB: “Err…rally”

Correct

Ken – What were Andreas’ first motorsport exploits?

KB: “Karting!”

Correct

Ken – How many Euro RX Super1600 titles has Andreas won?

KB: “I have no idea.”

Answer: Two

Andreas – How many World RX events had Ken done before this year, and where?

AB: “Two; Norway and France.”

Correct

Andreas – What is Ken’s favourite flavour of Monster Energy?

AB: “The green one?”

Correct

KB: “That was just a pure guess from him!”

Ken – What is Andreas’ favourite Monster Energy flavour?

KB: “The blue one?”

Correct

Andreas – What was Ken’s first road car?

KB: “Good luck with that!”

AB: “A Ford Escort MK2?”

Answer: Toyota Corolla

KB: “The first car I had was a hand-me-down from my mother.”

Ken – What was Andreas’ first car?

KB: “A Ford Focus?”

Answer: Daewoo Nexia.

KB: “Damn it!”

Andreas – What is Ken’s dream car?

AB: “Right now a Ford RS200.”

Correct

Ken – What is Andreas’ dream car?

 KB: “Ford Escort Mk2”

Correct

Ken - What is Andreas’ home town, and population?

 KB: “Bergen, it’s the second biggest city in Norway.”

Correct

Andreas – What is Ken’s home town, and population?

 AB: “Park city. Maybe 30 to 40,000.”

City correct, population 8,000

Andreas - If Ken could watch any movie, what would it be?

 AB: “Argh, I have no idea. He’s not watching fast and furious stuff, I think he’s probably watching the Kardashians.”

Answer – Straight outta Compton

Ken - What would Andreas watch?

 KB: “The Kardashians?”

Answer: Rocky

Andreas – What is Ken’s favourite track in World RX?

 AB: “Erm, Norway?”

Correct

Ken – What is Andreas’ favourite track in World RX?

KB: “Norway!”

Answer: Sweden

KB: “Damn it, I was going to say that.”

And finally, Ken – What is Andreas’ favourite winter sport?

 KB: “Hmm I don’t know, maybe skiing.”

Correct

Andreas – What is Ken’s favourite winter sport?

AB: “Snowboarding?”

Correct

Thanks both, we’re impressed by your knowledge of each other.

 

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