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    Video: Watch this British motorcyclist tumble down a 40-foot hill
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    The image above is a frame from English motorcyclist Jack Sanderson's helmet cam. After a bit of impatience while riding a seven-mile stretch of the A537 called Cat and Fiddle, 21-year-old Sanderson learned why it's one of the most dangerous roads in all of Europe. He took a corner too fast, ...

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    Report: BBC poised to open Top Gear contract extension talks
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    We want more Top Gear. You want more Top Gear. It's safe to say the BBC wants more Top Gear, considering the massive worldwide audience the show delivers. But do its three hosts? We're hoping the answer is "yes," as talks kick off between the network and the show's hosts, Jeremy Clarkson, James ...

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    Video: Zenvo responds to Top Gear review after its car catches fire during testing
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    Another day, another Top Gear controversy. This time, the boys from the BBC's hit show haven't enraged a country or British sensibilities - they've gone back to their old stomping grounds of upsetting car companies. In last week's episode of Top Gear (which is set to air in the United States on ...

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    Report: Top Gear to spearhead new BBC male-oriented global channels
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    Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond could be getting a lot more time on your TV screen, as the BBC has announced that Top Gear will lead the launch of a new, global, male-oriented channel called BBC Brit, later this year. Think of it as Spike TV with a side of bangers and mash. BBC ...

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    Video: Idris Elba is the King of Speed
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    Automotive enthusiasts know the UK as not only the home of such legendary marques as Jaguar, Aston Martin, Lotus and Bentley, but also as the producer of some of the best car shows on television. But while Top Gear may have elevated Jeremy Clarkson et al to fame, it's the celebrity actor who ...

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    Video: Watch Top Gear's McLaren P1 segment being made
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    Let's get one thing straight - we don't just watch Top Gear for the powerslides or the antics of its three hosts, we watch it for the cars, and the way TG's crack film team makes said cars look. Put in the simplest terms possible, Top Gear has the chops to elevate its reviews a form of art. It's ...

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    Report: AU Gold Coast turns away Top Gear taping, fears noisy cars
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    For all of its negatives and controversy, let's get one thing clear - the BBC's Top Gear has quite possibly the largest viewing audience of any TV show on the planet, an estimated 350 million people in 170 of the 190-odd countries on the map. Which makes it rather odd that Australia's capital of ...

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    Auctions: Jeremy Clarkson's Jag going up for auction
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    Fans of Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson might want to make plans to be in the UK next weekend. On August 24, Anglia Car Auctions in King's Lynn is auctioning off Clarkson's black 1999 Jaguar XJR as part of its classic sale. According to the auction house, the Jag was "originally the daily drive" of ...

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    Report: Indian Grand Prix in jeopardy?
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    BBC Sport is reporting that Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One boss and indicted briber, has said the Indian Grand Prix will "probably not" happen in 2014. The race, which takes place at the purpose-built Buddh International Circuit, is in danger due to a combination of reasons, including ...

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    Report: Top Gear in dustup over alleged staged hovercraft scene [w/video]
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    Top Gear walks a very narrow line between documentary, sitcom and reality television. And while some aspects of it are true, it shouldn't be a huge shock that there are plenty of staged elements. Still, there seem to be elements of the British public that think everything shown on the telly is ...

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    Report: Jeremy Clarkson banked $21M from BBC last year
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    Jeremy Clarkson, host of Top Gear, is known for many things. He's arguably the most polite, unoffensive person... in the world. His consideration for people, countries, and causes is renowned. No, wait – that's wrong. While he may be none of the things listed above, he is now known, for ...

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    Video: Jeremy Clarkson gets his own song
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    We've seen all manner of Top Gear tributes, but this is something of a different caliber altogether. British comedy duo Hawkeye and Windy have worked up a musical homage to the ever-contrarian Jeremy Clarkson with a tune that mocks the TV personality's critics. Clarkson has a long and documented ...

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    Official: Top Gear season premier will air on BBC America days after UK debut
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    If you're hungry for the new season of Top Gear and happen to find yourself living in the US, we have good news for you. The BBC has announced season 19 will debut on BBC America one week after it airs in the UK. That's a welcome change from the lengthy wait we're accustomed to on this side of ...

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    Video: Top Gear releases first teaser for new season
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    The new season of Top Gear is set to launch at the end of this month, and the BBC has dropped a quick teaser to get everyone excited. The spot takes a look at the show from the wardrobe department's point of view, and gives us a few glimpses of what Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond ...

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    BBC.com launches new, NY-based autos site
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    BBC.com has launched a new, New York-based automotive site. The new effort from the UK publishing giant is designed to be "an entertaining, insightful daily read." Content will focus on design, technology, community and culture while drawing inspiration from the broadcasting company's already ...

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    Report: Top Gear back on air January 27
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    While reporting about Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May hasn't seemed to quit over the last 12 months, the fact that the Top Gear trio were not together and filming episodes of the world's most popular automotive television show made 2012 a dull year for fans. The good news now is ...

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    Confirmed: Top Gear blokes starting supercar road trip across USA
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    According to the Twitter musings of one Jeremy Clarkson, the Top Gear UK crew is back in the States for another harebrained adventure, this time in a trio of comely supercars. Judging by some grainy Twitter pics, Clarkson is in Las Vegas with Richard Hammond and James May, set to drive ...

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    Report: Clarkson, Hammond and May sign new 3-year BBC deal to host Top Gear
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    And now...the news! Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, a.k.a. the Top Gear blokes, have signed a new three-year deal to continue hosting the globally popular BBC2 program. The new deal specifies that Hammond and May will receive a share of Top Gear commercial revenue in exchange for ...

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    Official: Ford celebrates 50 years of Cortina with BBC
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    It isn't odd to celebrate the birthday of a long-dead celebrity, so perhaps we shouldn't be surprised at the huge to-do being made over the 50th anniversary of the Ford Cortina – a car that went out of production 30 years ago. Its celebrity status comes from the fact that it lived fast and ...

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    Report: BBC facing penalties for hosting Top Gear videos on YouTube
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    If a corporate content provider in the U.S. wants to upload videos to YouTube, all it essentially needs to do is find someone who knows how to upload videos to YouTube. Then: profit! In the UK, it's done differently – so much so that it sounds like everyone is confused. A regulatory body ...

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