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Friday 15th July, 2011 - 12:20pm

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Ken Block will thrill the Calder Park in September

Ken Block will thrill the Calder Park in September

Monster Energy Australia has announce a extra run of free tickets to the Ken Block Gymkhana World Tour event at Melbourne’s Calder Park Raceway on September 3.

Due to popular demand, the additional 1000 tickets will add to the 6000 free tickets that were secured in less than five hours last week.

The new release will be available at ticketmaster.com.au at 9am on Monday July 18.

Tickets are strictly limited to 2 per person. Onsite parking will be available. Parking tickets are $5 and are only available as pre-purchased tickets via Ticketmaster with general admission tickets.

All funds collected from the parking fees will be donated to Bravehearts.

A successful opening stop of the tour in Austria prompted the Rally ace to request the release of extra tickets, ensuring as many fans as possible are able to witness the September 3 spectacle.

Block is currently filming the highly anticipated Gymkhana 4 video clip in Vienna, Austria.

“Gymkhana World Tour Austria was dope!” Block said.

“The crowd turnout over in Vienna was huge and much more than we anticipated. Everyone really enjoyed the show and I was stoked with the course that we had going there. I’m definitely amped up for the next two stops.
 
“When I heard how quickly the tickets for World Tour Australia sold out, I made a few calls and managed to free up 1000 extra tickets, just so that anyone that missed out on the initial batch has a second chance to score some.
 
“Australia is one of the mecca’s of hooning, so I’m really looking forward to getting down there for the final stop of my Gymkhana World Tour because I know the Aussie fans will appreciate the tyre smoke in their faces. Plus, with the layout of this event, the fans will be right on top of all the action.”

For the ultimate fan experience, Monster Energy is also giving the chance to one lucky punter to ‘Win a Ride in Ken Block’s Car’.

Including return flights to Melbourne, accommodation, VIP tickets to the Gymkhana World Tour event, meet Ken Block and let him take you for a spin in his car around the Gymkhana course.

Visit www.monsterenergykenblock.com.au for full details of this competition, and the details of how to win a $75K Ford Voucher.

Ken Block Monster Energy merchandise will be available for purchase at the event, which will also feature appearances by Monster Energy athletes including Matt Mingay, Shane Tucker, Jamie Whincup, Shane Van Gisbergen, Andrew Thompson and the popular Monster Energy Showtime FMX team.

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