Top Gear: Sue Baker Husband Lance Tankard, Children, Cause of Death

Sue Baker was married to her husband Lance Tankard. She was one of the original presenters of BBC’s Top Gear.

Meet Sue Baker’s Husband Lance Tankard: Know Their Children

Sue Baker married her husband Lance Tankard in 1988. The couple has been blessed with two children Ian and Hannah.

Lance worked as a landscape gardener and police officer. The couple happened to run across each other by chance while traveling in Portugal, as per the source.

While Sue was coaching tennis in Portugal, Lance was on holiday. After they bumped into each other while out to dinner and returned to England, their romance began.


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In addition to having two gorgeous children, Baker also has two wonderful grandkids, Tom and George. She was also a fantastic mother-in-law to Lucy, The Guardian reports.

In addition, the late host entered the BBC program in 1980 for its fourth series and didn’t leave until Jeremy Clarkson took over.

Sue was also engaged in starting and managing the Motor Racing News Service. Before starting her independent writing career, she spent 13 years as the motoring editor at the Observer.

Her Cause Of Death Explained

Sue Baker sadly passed away after a struggle with motor neuron disease. She was a star of the motor show who participated in more than 100 episodes.

In a statement, her family said they were sharing Sue’s passing with very profound grief, as per the reports mentioned by Daily Star.

The veteran TV personality led a life and a career that many people would want. She handled everything with such elegance that she was loved and appreciated by everyone she knew.

Sue has already received a flood of tributes online, with many fans tweeting genuine messages of sympathy.

The Guild of Motoring Writers also made a moving message in support of Baker’s passing.

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