Hoonigan Racing Division

Last updated
Flag of the United States.svg Hoonigan Racing Division
Hoonigan Racing Division logo.jpg
Founded2010
Team principal(s) Ken Block
Current series Americas Rallycross Championship
Former series World Rally Championship
Global RallyCross Championship
European Rallycross Championship
World Rallycross Championship
Current drivers Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block

The Hoonigan Racing Division [1] was a motor racing team that competed in the World Rally Championship, Global RallyCross Championship, FIA World Rallycross Championship and Rally America. [2] [3]

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The team was formed by Ken Block as Monster World Rally Team at the beginning of 2010 as a platform for him to compete at world championship level. The team, sponsored by Monster Energy, ran a 2011-spec Ford Fiesta RS WRC for Block and co-driver Alex Gelsomino at selected events in the World Rally Championship. At the Global Rallycross, Block finished fifth in 2012, third in 2013, second in 2014 and seventh in 2015. Block also claimed a third-place finish and a fourth at the 2014 World Rallycross Championship.

In 2016, Block competed full-time in the FIA World Rallycross Championship alongside Andreas Bakkerud. He drove a Ford Focus RS, built and run by M-Sport, [4] a British motorsport team, who also build and prepare the cars for every rally team and several rallycross teams competing with the Fiesta model.

On September 4, 2017, Ford Performance and Hoonigan Racing Division announced their withdrawal from the World Rallycross Championship after the 2017 season. [5]

Racing record

Legend

Complete FIA World Rally Championship results

YearEntrantCarNo.Driver12345678910111213WDCPointsWCCPoints
2010 Monster Energy World Rally Team Ford Focus RS WRC 08 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block SWE MEX
18
JOR TUR
24
NZL POR
Ret
BUL FIN GER
Ret
JPN FRA
12
ESP
9
GBR
21
19th2--
2011 Monster Energy World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block SWE
14
MEX
12
POR
DNS
JOR ITA ARG
18
GRE FIN GER
17
AUS
19
FRA
8
ESP
Ret
GBR
9
22nd68th27
2012 Monster Energy World Rally Team Ford Fiesta RS WRC 21 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chris Atkinson MON SWE MEX
Ret
POR ARG GRE NZL FIN GER GBR FRA ITA ESP 20th4--
43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block MON SWE MEX
9
POR ARG GRE NZL
9
FIN
Ret
GER GBR FRA ITA ESP 28th4
2013 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta RS WRC 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block MON SWE MEX
7
POR ARG GRE ITA FIN GER AUS FRA ESP GBR 17th6--
2018 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta WRC 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block MON SWE MEX FRA ARG POR ITA FIN GER TUR GBR ESP
Ret
AUS -0--

Complete FIA World Rallycross Championship results

Supercar

YearEntrantCarNo.Driver123456789101112WRXPointsTeamsPoints
2014 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta ST 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block POR
GBR
NOR
3
FIN
SWE
BEL
CAN
FRA
4
GER
ITA
TUR
DNP
ARG
16th32N/AN/A
2016 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud POR
4
HOC
12
BEL
14
GBR
6
NOR
1
SWE
1
CAN
2
FRA
2
BAR
7
LAT
4
GER
3
ARG
1
3rd2394th302
43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block POR
18
HOC
3
BEL
19
GBR
14
NOR
14
SWE
13
CAN
10
FRA
6
BAR
16
LAT
16
GER
12
ARG
15
14th63
2017 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Focus RS 13 Flag of Norway.svg Andreas Bakkerud BAR
3
POR
10
HOC
14
BEL
6
GBR
3
NOR
2
SWE
2
CAN
13
FRA
4
LAT
4
GER
8
RSA
7
6th1944th306
43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block BAR
9
POR
11
HOC
11
BEL
8
GBR
7
NOR
8
SWE
9
CAN
9
FRA
7†
LAT
14
GER
14
RSA
8
9th112

Five championship points deducted for receiving three reprimands in a season.

Complete FIA European Rallycross Championship results

Supercar

YearEntrantCarNoDriver12345ERXPoints
2014 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta ST 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block GBRNOR
1
BELGERITA15th16

Complete Global Rallycross Championship results

(key)

Supercar

YearEntrantCarNoDriver123456789101112GRCPoints
2011 Monster World Rally Team Ford Fiesta 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block IRW1IRW2SEA1SEA2PIK1PIK2LA1
11
LA2
13
23rd10
2012 Monster World Rally Team Ford Racing Ford Fiesta 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block CHA
15
TEX
8
LA
2
LOU
5
LV
7
LVC
10
5th58
2013 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta ST 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block BRA
9
MUN1
2
MUN2
DSQ
LOU
5
BRI
2
IRW
6
ATL
8
CHA
7
LV
1
3rd115
2014 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta ST 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block BAR
10
AUS
11
DC
7
NY
3
CHA
1
DAY
2
LA1
3
LA2
2
SEA
9
LV
1
2nd376
2015 Hoonigan Racing Division Ford Fiesta ST 43 Flag of the United States.svg Ken Block FTA
1
DAY1
8
DAY2
2
MCAS
1
DET1
1
DET2
7
DC
3
LA1
11
LA2
9
BAR1
11
BAR1
10
LV
10
7th345

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