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The moves are nothing new for Block, who is known for his viral "Gymkhana TEN: Ultimate Tire Slaying Tour" video which displayed extreme motorsports.
“Ken is my driving hero… I’ve never worked with a driver as skilled as him so I’m a little intimidated by his talent. I love challenges, I love speed and I’m a ‘wheel man’ so let’s see how this plays out,” Elba said in a statement obtained by Deadline.
The new venture only adds to the diverse career of the former Sexiest Man Alive.
The actor, who got his start playing small parts on television before starring in the British soap opera "Family Affairs," has transitioned from playing drug baron Russell "Stringer" Bell on "The Wire"to starring in feature films. They've ranged from the Tyler Perry-directed romance-drama "Daddy's Little Girls" to the musical "Cats."