Ken Block, the legendary American rally driver, has died.
His group, Hoonigan Racing, confirmed the information on social media this morning. Block died from accidents sustained throughout a snowmobile accident. He was aged 55.
“Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most significantly, a father and husband,” reads the assertion. “He will probably be extremely missed.”
Block was a proficient rally and rallycross driver, however discovered success in lots of different areas. For instance, any will know him from his YouTube channel, the place he often confirmed his expertise behind the wheel of assorted autos, navigating impediment programs and different daring stunts.
On the earth of gaming, Block featured in a lot of Codemasters’ off-road racing titles, specifically the DiRT franchise. He options in DiRT 2, DiRT 3, and DiRT Showdown, that are closely influenced by his ‘Gymkhana’ stunt driving.
Our ideas are together with his household and pals presently.