Olivia Attwood pays touching tribute to tragic Top Gear star and pal Ken Block

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Olivia Attwood pays touching tribute to tragic Top Gear star and pal Ken Block
Olivia Attwood pays touching tribute to tragic Top Gear star and pal Ken Block

Love Island star Olivia Attwood, 31, has paid a touching tribute to mark the tragic death of Top Gear star Ken Block.

The 'seriously talented' rally and stunt driver who rose to fame in 2005 died yesterday, aged 55, following a snowmobile accident while on his ranch in Utah.

Ken's team Hoonigan Racing Division shared the news of his death saying "he will be incredibly missed."

Sharing a throwback post from her days as a grid girl to her two million followers, Olivia can be seen posing with the late Ken Block and another brunette grid girl.

It showed the ex-Love Islander star in a cropped top and mini skirt as she posed at a Monster Energy event with her arm around Ken.

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She captioned the post: "RIP some great memories."

Olivia Attwood pays touching tribute to tragic Top Gear star and pal Ken BlockOlivia Attwood paid tribute to the Top Gear star (Instagram)

Olivia, who was forced to quit the 22nd series of I'm A Celebrity, added: "A seriously talented guy, gone too soon."

The Foolish fashion brand owner ended her tribute with a red love heart.

Many other celebrities like LeBlanc and the Top Gear team have paid their respects to the world-respected rally driver.

Top Gear reboot host Matt LeBlanc posted his praise for Ken saying: "So saddened by the loss of Ken Block. A true talent and friend taken far too soon, you will be missed by all who had the pleasure of meeting you my friend."

Olivia Attwood pays touching tribute to tragic Top Gear star and pal Ken BlockKen was riding on a steep slope when the snowmobile flipped over and landed on top of him (Getty Images for IMDb)
Olivia Attwood pays touching tribute to tragic Top Gear star and pal Ken BlockHe is survived by his wife Lucy and three children (AFP via Getty Images)

And on the Top Gear website an article was published to remember Ken's achievements over the years, they said: "TG remembers a true game-changer who did more for motoring than he could have ever imagine".

Ken had motorsport fanatics jaws hit floors around the world when his daring stunts hit on YouTube and he made his name known on Top Gear and other motorsport shows.

Hoonigan Racing Division released a statement saying: "Ken was a visionary, a pioneer and an icon. And most importantly, a father and husband."

Ellie Hook

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15.07.2024, 17:44 • Investigation