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Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton mourns loss of 'dear friend' Block

After the sudden loss of rally star Ken Block, the seven-time World Champion took to social media to share his thoughts on the news.

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Lewis Hamilton has said that he is "devastated" to learn of the sudden loss of his friend and rally star Ken Block.

Block died at the age of 55 following an accident involving a snow mobile at his ranch in Utah, USA.

The seven-time F1 World Champion, who once raced against Block at a Top Gear Live event in Barbados, took to social media to share his thoughts on the news.

			© Lewis Hamilton Instagram
	© Lewis Hamilton Instagram

Hamilton: Block was such an amazing person

"Today I received news of the loss of a dear friend. I am devastated to hear of Ken Block's passing," he said on social media.

"He was such an amazing person, always lived life to the fullest. I remember our first time working together and how positive he was. So much talent behind the wheel.

"Years ago we had an amazing time heli skiing and snowboarding in Canada. We held so much respect for one another. He will truly be missed and my thoughts and prayers go to his beautiful family. Gone too soon. Rest in peace, Ken."

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