Racing Glove Worn by Ken Block, 2018

Summary

Ken Block redefined motorsport with his ten tire-shredding Gymkhana films. Together, they received hundreds of millions of views online. Block also made his mark as a rally driver. He earned multiple wins in American and international events for his Hoonigan Racing Division. Block coined "Hoonigan" from "hooning," a slang term used in Australia and New Zealand to describe reckless driving.

Ken Block redefined motorsport with his ten tire-shredding Gymkhana films. Together, they received hundreds of millions of views online. Block also made his mark as a rally driver. He earned multiple wins in American and international events for his Hoonigan Racing Division. Block coined "Hoonigan" from "hooning," a slang term used in Australia and New Zealand to describe reckless driving.

Artifact

Glove

Date Made

2018

Creators

Alpinestars 

Place of Creation

Italy, Veneto, Asolo 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.141.5

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ken Block.

Material

Aramid
Silicone

Color

White (Color)
Black (Color)
Blue

Inscriptions

on top of glove: alpinestars / Tech1z on bottom of glove: In compliance with FIA / standard 8856-2000 / alpinestars / Year of manufacture: 2018

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