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    Hammond says Top Gear crew's scariest moment was infamous Southern U.S. episode [w/VIDEO]
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    Top Gear's Rednecks in Alabama USA - click above to watch the videos
    Seems like forever since we've run a Top Gear post, no? And hey, when the world's most popular car show is on hiatus we tend to get a bit... withdrawn. Because, well, we just love the antics. Like the time Clarkson had a Bugatti ...

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    VIDEO: Top Gear Live holding design-your-own-stunt contest
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    Top Gear Live Contest - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    We love Top Gear for a lot of reasons, but we love the British motoring series most for its big-budget creativity. After all, how many shows are going to storm a beach in a Ford Fiesta? And from everything we've seen and ...

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    REPORT: Top Gear host James May crashes camper-dirigible near freeway, unhurt
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    No guts, no glory, and it wouldn't be a Top Gear episode without some kind of outrageous stunt or challenge. The propensity of autodom's favorite trio to flirt with danger has led to mishaps in the past, most famously, Richard Hammond (right) and his near-death tussle with a high speed rocket car, ...

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    Top Gear posse spotted filming with bevy of exotics in Romania
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    The Top Gear crew is preparing the show's 14th season and they've gone to the home of Vlad the Impaler for some help. Piloting a Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder, Aston Martin DBS Volante, and Ferrari California, the production closed down the Transfagarasan Road that climbs over Romania's ...

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    REPORT: Mos-Def High-Def: Top Gear shooting in 1080p
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    Regardless of what viewers may think of the opinions of Jeremy Clarkson and his cohorts at Top Gear, no one can argue with the production values. The cinematography is magnificent and even those who couldn't care less about cars find themselves getting sucked into the BBC program's visuals. ...

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    Remember that 'No Women on Top Gear' thing? Forget it. Hammond wants Angelina
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    Last month, Jeremy Clarkson said that introducing a female host to Top Gear "would be a disaster." The relative youngster among the Top Gear crew, Richard Hammond, isn't so sure he'd call it a disaster, depending on the female in question. Hammond's opinion is that old fogies Clarkson and May are ...

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    Richard Hammond says Top Gear to go out on a surprise high
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    It's not pretty to watch once-popular shows and their stars drag things on years beyond their relevance. Everything that's hot, hip, and new right now -- the media creations that set tongues wagging -- they're all headed for their respective versions of Vegas Elvis. Even Top Gear, regarded by many ...

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    Stig and the boys immortalized in bricks as Top Gear makes it to Legoland
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    The Top Gear crew rendered in LEGO - High-res version available at flickr
    digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Top_Gear_Immortalized_in_Legoland_w_pic'; Another Saturday, another LEGO car story. This time, the little Danish bricks have been used to immortalize the presenters from our favorite ...

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    VIDEO: Richard Hammond's Honda Fireblade vs... a rocket and a golf ball?
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    Click above to watch the video after the break
    We're not fans of the term "crotch rocket" in general when referring to motorcycles, but in the case of the video embedded after the break, it clearly applies. The sportbike in question is a previous-generation Honda Fireblade (that's a CBR1000RR ...

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    eBay find of the Day: Clarkson's Cheap Car Challenge Mitsubishi Starion [w/VIDEO]
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    Jeremy Clarkson's Mitsubishi Starion - click above image for high-res gallery
    Oh, yes. Think back to when you first really fell in love with Top Gear. For this author, it was actually the Cheap Porsche Challenge. But it may as well have been the Cheap Coupes That Aren't Porsches Challenge that ...

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    BREAKING: Top Gear not dead [w/VIDEO]
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    Jeremy Clarkson waxes euphoric about the Aston Martin V12 Vantage - Click above to watch the video
    Internet rumors are a funny thing. Back during the last presidential campaign, 10% of voters polled thought Barack Obama was a Muslim... until his campaign staffers came out and denied he was a ...

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    No. 5 celebrity that U.K. men most want to have a date with: The Top Gear crew?
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    No, really. At least according to Madbid.com, a British auction site (£1,000 cash for £8.06) that arranges celebrity auctions for charity. First, which celebrity topped the list? The sultry, three-kinds of sexy Megan Fox, of course. Second place was British singer/soccer wife Cheryl ...

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    Top Gear to recreate the Italian Job Mini sewer chase scene in Belfast?
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    It's been six years since director F. Gary Gray assembled an all-star cast including Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Jason Statham and Donald Sutherland to recreate the Michael Caine classic The Italian Job. And though the remake bore little resemblance to the original, the one part ...

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    Sandra Bullock: "I live for Top Gear"
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    When Sandra Bullock married motorcycle builder and former Monster Garage host Jessie James, we were a bit surprised. After all, how many Hollywood mega stars marry glorified mechanics? Now comes news from the California Chronicle that Ms. Bullock is a big Top Gear fan, adding "I love Top Gear. I ...

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    VIDEO: Express mail Top Gear style - Porsche Panamera vs. U.K. postal service
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    Hamster and Captain Slow race a letter in a Panamera -- Click above to watch video
    The latest Top Gear challenge pits the Panamera against Britain's postal service. James May and Richard Hammond race a stamped and mailed letter from the Isles of Scilly to Zanzibar Bungalow, Birsay, Orkney -- about ...

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    VIDEO: The Superest of Supercar Shootouts: Bugatti Veyron vs. McLaren F1 on Top Gear
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    Bugatti Veyron vs. McLaren F1 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Episode 2 of Top Gear's 13th season aired last night in the UK, and the main event was a one-mile drag race between the McLaren F1 and the Bugatti Veyron. Notice that we didn't say a McLaren F1 and a Bugatti Veyron. ...

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    VIDEO: Top Gear teases new season in childish fashion
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Season 13 of Top Gear is just around the corner, and the crew isn't wasting any opportunity to build buzz before the Sunday, June 21 air date of the first episode. Perhaps in a nod to the BBC's much-publicized pay cuts or the franchise's new children's ...

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    Gambon Street? Project reportedly afoot to turn Top Gear test track into housing development
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    Come on, England: Leave Top Gear alone. We know they can make a lot of noise and take away air time from your precious Antiques Roadshow, but deep down inside you know you love them as much as we do. And don't try to deny it: the ratings don't lie. So isn't it about time everyone just leave Jeremy ...

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    Top Gear episodes now available on Xbox Live Marketplace
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    Here around Autoblog's virtual offices, there are few things on which we love to spend our down time more than watching Top Gear and playing on our Xbox 360. So it comes as a special bit of parenthetical news that the hit British BBC show has now become available directly on the Xbox Live ...

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    Wedding Crashers: Top Gear interrupts UK nuptials in classic fashion [w/VIDEOS]
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    Top Gear crashes wedding in Edinburgh: Click above to watch the videos after the jump
    We're reasonably sure that most people would rather their wedding remain limited to invited guests only, but at least some of us would probably make the exception if one (or more) of our favorite celebrities ...

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