Rally driver Ken Block has sadly passed away at 55 years old following a snowmobile accident.
After beginning his rallying career in 2005, Ken won Rookie of the Year in the Rally America Championship before going on to compete in the world rally championship and winning multiple medals at the X Games.
As well as his rallying career, Ken co-founded DC Shoes and created the Gymkhana video series on YouTube which was viewed by millions of people worldwide.
Honnigan Racing, where Ken was described as ‘Head Hoonigan in Charge’ released a statement confirming the sad news.
“It’s with our deepest regrets that we can confirm that Ken Block passed away in a snowmobile accident today. Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband. He will be incredibly missed”
Ken’s driving skills, passion for motorsports, and ambitious stunts will be remembered by all who knew him and everyone here at Bridge Classic Cars send our condolences to his family and friends.