Ken Block takes first win in Charlotte Rallycross

Ken Block has finally taken his first win in the REd Bull Global Rallycross Super Car Championship for the 2014 season. The Hoonigan Racing Division driver had a perfect sweep, taking two heat wins, a semi-final win and finally the Dirt Track win.

Rallycross photos © QNIGAN.COM 2014

“This was an awesome weekend of rallycross for myself,” said Block. “My team did an amazing job getting my Ford Fiesta ST RX43 ready to racing and it felt great to be racing on more gravel and dirt instead of mostly tarmac.”

Meanwhile, Block’s teammate, Nelson Piquet, Jr., took third place and kept his points lead for the series this year.

The next Global Rallycross race will be at the end of August in Florida at the Daytona International Speedway.

Rallycross photos © QNIGAN.COM 2014

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An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.