James May

Top Gear Thursday: Queen’s Jubilee Marks 60 Years of Auto History

Horses are playing an important part in the Diamond Jubilee, but horsepower of the automotive sort has also played an important role throughout the Queen’s 60 year reign. That role is being highlighted by Society of Motor ...

Top Gear Thursday: Richard Hammond is Demolition Man

Forget about the nineties action movie starring Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes. This century’s demolition man is… The Hamster.

Top Gear Thursday: A Week of Loopy Records

China holds many obvious world records. It’s the world’s most populous country, with an estimated 1.

Top Gear Thursday: The Boys Go ‘Live’ in Birmingham

There was a chariot race – with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May riding carts pulled by mopeds instead of horses. There was car curling. There was Splat the Rat.

Top Gear Thursday: Birmingham’s ‘Top Gear Live’ Begins Tomorrow

•Ready for Top Gear Live? Well, you better hurry. It opens tomorrow and runs through the weekend in Birmingham (that’s England, NOT Alabama).

Top Gear Thursday: Care to Drop $3 Million on a Motor Home?

Top Gear UK has an item on its website for über-rich auto enthusiasts who care more about cars than their homes. With the eleMMent palazzo, the world’s most expensive motor home, they won’t even have to choose.

Top Gear Thursday: ‘Forza Motorsport 4′ Released to Rave Reviews

• The newly released video game Forza Motorsport 4, to which Top Gear has loaned its expertise and Jeremy Clarkson his voice, is a hit. Wired magazine calls it “a joyous celebration of speed” and particularly enjoys Top ...

Top Gear Thursday: ‘Top Gear Live’ to Feature ‘Olympic-Style’ Stunts

• More details are emerging about this year’s Top Gear Live show. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May apparently can’t wait for the 2012 London Olympics — or are perhaps feeling they’ve been unreasonably ...

Top Gear Thursday: Hammond Delivers Award to 11-Year-Old Hero – Via Helicopter

• When a raging bull attacked his father on the family farm, 11-year-old Tom Phillips jumped into a nearby tractor — which he’d never operated before — and drove the animal away.

Top Gear Thursday: What if Your Cab Driver Were the Stig?

If you’re in London, and you hail one of those famous black cabs, and it looks like the photo to the right, you should probably watch out. First, it’s not really a regular cab.