The last episode of the latest BBC Top Gear season was just shown in the UK. If that makes you sad, there's another reason to feel wistful: as has been reported for over a decade now, the Dunsfold Aerodrome runway and Top Gear test tack will eventually be replaced by housing. Last week the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government personally greenlit the project.
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There's even a glimpse of The Stig.
In the end, there wasn't much left of the Alpine.
What is the most yacht-like car?
Plans to construct affordable housing on the Dunsfold Aerodrome site were greenlit in December.
Which cars would you take to Cuba?
The Ford GT looks great at Laguna Seca, too.
And yeah, there are running cars and running jokes too.
Which supercar would you use year round?
A recap of the recent drama surrounding BBC's Top Gear and its stars, including a look at the trailer for the upcoming season.
He's known as the Hamster, but perhaps Richard Hammond would prefer a nickname not based on a small animal that many find cute. It seems Hammond, who makes up one third of the Top Gear UK presenters trio, is a bit miffed at the way his character has shaken out. While Clarkson and May have been allowed to form defined personas, UK's celebrity dish Daily Star reports that Hammond feels he is simply being pigeonholed as the cute little guy who had a big crash.
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 which the modern pretenders made sure to include was a recreation of the famous Mini police chase scene. Leave it to the Brits, though, to reclaim their national treasure, as new reports indicate that
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 Clarkson & Co. to do what they do best in peace and calm?
Bionic Woman. Knight Rider. And now....Top Gear? NBC, America's remake network, has ordered a pilot of an Americanized Top Gear. Expect to see all the usual Top Gear conventions, including three presenters; a masked Stig-like driver; a private test track; taping in a hangar before a live audience; and (probably D-List) celebs driving midsize cars. Unfortunately, you won't see the program's British hosts, Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond. And this is where it gets dicey. You see, t