While most of the motorsport-loving planet was aware of Ken Block and his amazing racing exploits in various motorsport disciplines, not many are aware that his wife also races. Most of us know about his daughter, Lia Block, thanks to loads of content showing her progress of learning to race and then obliterating competition in a bunch of versus races where she piloted the Hoonicorn Mustang. Lucy Block, Ken’s wife, has been a consistent competitor in the popular and highly competitive American Rally Association National championship at the wheel of a properly sorted Ford Fiesta Rally3. It’s not really a surprise if you think about it. With that experience, Lucy will be taking on Pikes Peak in June this year with a proper official race entry. Lia will also be seen tackling the famed hill, but she will only be doing an exhibition run in the Hoonipigasus Porsche that Ken had entered last year. His race was cut short when the car experienced engine troubles, but the car is sorted and ready for a run. It will be an exhibition run purely because the Hoonipigasus isn’t a car made for fun, it’s a serious piece of kit with 1 400 hp on tap and without experience on the hill it is rather dangerous. So back to Lucy, her race entry will see her at the wheel of an all-electric, purpose-built racecar.
Take a look at the YouTube video showing off what looks like an absolutely amazing car to thrash around, the all-electric Echo by Hypercraft, which will be campaigned by Lucy Block in this year's Pikes Peak International Hillclimb. She will join daughter Lia Block who will be doing an exhibition run in the Hoonipigasus Porsche: SIERRA x Hypercraft | SIERRA
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