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?”
Ken – What colour are Andreas’ eyes?
Andreas – How old is Ken?
Ken – How old is Andreas?
KB: *Laughs* “16?”
Andreas – What was Ken’s first motorsport activity?
Ken – What were Andreas’ first motorsport exploits?
Ken – How many Euro RX Super1600 titles has Andreas won?
KB: “I have no idea.”
Andreas – How many World RX events had Ken done before this year, and where?
AB: “Two; Norway and France.”
Andreas – What is Ken’s favourite flavour of Monster Energy?
AB: “The green one?”
KB: “That was just a pure guess from him!”
Ken – What is Andreas’ favourite Monster Energy flavour?
KB: “The blue one?”
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.”
Ken – What is Andreas’ dream car?
KB: “Ford Escort Mk2”
Ken - What is Andreas’ home town, and population?
KB: “Bergen, it’s the second biggest city in Norway.”
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?”
Andreas – What is Ken’s favourite track in World RX?
AB: “Erm, Norway?”
Ken – What is Andreas’ favourite track in World RX?
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.”
Andreas – What is Ken’s favourite winter sport?
Thanks both, we’re impressed by your knowledge of each other.
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