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    Official: Top Gear names BMW i8 Car of the Year, Corvette, Ferrari, Mercedes also win big
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    The lads at Top Gear have released their listing of the finest cars of the past year, handing the ultimate honor to BMW's revolutionary i8 plug-in-hybrid supercar. "The i8 is a milestone in the annals of automotive history and a glorious statement for an exciting and positive future. The i8 ...

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    Report: Top Gear seeks to recover cars from controversial Argentina episode
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    A couple of months ago, the team from Top Gear ticked off masses of locals in Argentina and had to flee the country – leaving their cars behind. Now it seems the BBC crew is trying to get those cars back. According to the report in UK's Mirror, based on local accounts, representatives from ...

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    Report: Jeremy Clarkson in trouble again over tweet, says it wasn't him
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    There's a trend developing when it comes to the controversial host of the BBC's Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson. On the one hand, there have been more than a few times where the presenter inserted his foot very deep into his mouth with some racist or culturally insensitive joke. There are other times ...

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    Report: Top Gear's Clarkson in trouble again over beer tweet
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    Ah, if we had a nickel for every time we wrote this sentence, we'd be quite well off: Jeremy Clarkson is in trouble again. The notorious host of the BBC's wildly successful Top Gear, Clarkson's latest controversy surrounds a tweet he sent while filming a special for the show in northern ...

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    Followup: Clarkson recounts Top Gear's escape from Argentina, 'thousands chased crew'
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    "Our local fixers advised that we stop filming immediately, leave the cars on the gradients and go to a nearby hotel." – Jeremy Clarkson I'm a big Top Gear fan. I've seen every episode, aside from the very first season, before James May joined the show, and that's only because those ...

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    Report: Top Gear hosts pelted with stones, flee Argentina [w/video]
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    Top Gear has a reputation for many things. Chief among those is its use of staged situations and its uncanny ability to insult cultures and ethnic groups across the world. Occasionally, though, we have to give the team of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May the benefit of the ...

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    Featured: The 10 most offensive mistakes that got Top Gear in trouble [w/videos]
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    Clarkson is so recognizable a figure, anything and everything he says or does reflects on Top Gear, whether good or bad. We happen to fancy ourselves as pretty good at taking a joke. In this day and age of political correctness and walking on eggshells so as not to offend anybody, it's almost ...

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    Report: Top Gear in hot water after staging crash at scene of fatal accident
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    The guys from UK's Top Gear just can't seem to stay out of trouble, especially main host Jeremy Clarkson. Usually, it's the things that come out of their mouths that cause controversy, like the two recent accusations of using racial slurs. However, the show's latest problem came not from what was ...

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    Report: Jeremy Clarkson gets final warning from BBC
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    Jeremy Clarkson's latest scandal is turning out to be a bit more serious than his past errors, if his latest column in The Sun is to be believed. Clarkson has been in the headlines following the reveal of a Top Gear outtake, in which the 54-year-old presenter appears to (sort of) mumble the ...

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    Report: Jeremy Clarkson under fire for allegedly dropping N-word in Top Gear outtake [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: Jeremy Clarkson has released a video statement to this controversy via Twitpic. In it, he explains the reasoning for the videos existence, and delivers a heartfelt apology. Be sure to click over, and have a look. Once again, Jeremy Clarkson is drawing the ire of the British tabloids, led ...

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    Report: Top Gear producer expresses regret over 'light-hearted' racist joke
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    Generally, when you're globally known like the team at Top Gear and are getting sued for $1.66 million over claims of racism, it's in your best interest to apologize early, often and profusely. You should not, however, apologize a month after the fact, when the furor had already died down. ...

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    Report: Top Gear up for possible airing in North Korea?
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    Top Gear has a habit of poking fun at, um, everyone. Considering that, we find the idea that "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-un is thinking about allowing the world's greatest motoring show onto the ultra-censored screens of North Korea to be kind of surprising. After all, what will happen when Clarkson ...

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    Report: Clarkson and Top Gear facing $1.66M lawsuit over 'slope' remark [w/video]
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    Indian-born actress Somi Guha is suing the BBC for airing "casual racism." Season 21 of Top Gear is over, which means it's high time we had some controversy surround the world's most popular motoring show. The issue this time rests with the show's last two episodes, which saw the three hosts ...

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    Report: Buy the idyllic home where Jeremy Clarkson was raised with Paddington Bear
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    Jeremy Clarkson has become the star of Top Gear with his mix of hyperbole, funny faces and penchant for sometimes putting his foot in his month, and the auto writer's childhood home is now for sale in the UK for a cool 595,000 pounds ($988,848). In addition to the automotive connection, ...

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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: Top Gear hosts to get animated on Phineas and Ferb
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    Cartoonish as they may seem at times, the hosts of Top Gear typically appear as their own, live-action selves. But that's all about to change when Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May cameo on the popular Disney cartoon Phineas and Ferb. The episode in question takes place in the ...

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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 is written for 9-year-olds
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    Shocking as it may seem, a television show that makes a habit of doing silly things like incinerating caravans, dropping pianos on Morris Marinas, converting a Ford Transit into a hovercraft and recruiting British Touring Car Championship drivers to race airport support vehicles isn't targeted at ...

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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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    Report: Jeremy Clarkson apologizes for gay slur in Twitter pic
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    Jeremy Clarkson may be many things to many people, but politically correct is not one of them. It is, after all, his opinionated nature that makes him who he is. But every once in a while – okay, more than every once in a while – he falls afoul of offending one group of people or ...

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