Watch Block's Fiesta Transform From Stage Rally To GRC
Sunday, September 23, 2012:
Ken Block and Alex Gelsomino won Olympus Rally in the Monster World Rally Team Fiesta H.F.H.V. (Hybrid Function Hoon Vehicle) which was their second consecutive win driving the Stage Rally Spec (Rallye Defi and Olympus Rally).
Monday, Sepember 24, 2012:
The Monster World Rally Team technicians immediately headed to Las Vegas, after the win in Washington, for Round 5 of the Global Rallycross Championship series taking place on Saturday, September 29 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012:
Monster World Rally Team technicians stripped the Fiesta H.F.H.V. from stage rally spec which involves removing the headlights, stage rally engine/turbo, 34mm restrictor, stage rally gearbox and differentials, front-mounted radiator setup, gravel wheels and tires, co-driver seat and side vent panels. Additionally the technicians replaced the solid rear hatch with vented unit as well as replace the gravel damaged bodywork.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Monster World Rally Team technicians began the rebuild of the Fiesta H.F.H.V. to rallycross spec. The process involved the installation of headlight blanks, rallycross engine/turbo, 45mm restrictor, larger braks and rallycross wheels and tires. Technicians also moved the radiator to rear hatch, opened cooling ducts on side of car and tuned car for 600+ horsepower.
Thursday, September 27, 2012:
Monster World Rally Team technicians completed the conversion of the Fiesta H.F.H.V. in time for Global Rallycross Championship Round 5 open practice.
Friday, September 28, 2012:
Ken Block and his Ford Fiesta H.F.H.V. take to the track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for open practice at Global Rallycross Championship Round 5.