Tag Archives: Richard Hammond

Top Gear Thursday: World’s Biggest Gearhead Is… an Owl?

It’s old news that Top Gear is the world’s most popular factual program. Among humans, that is. But now it appears that Top Gear is also extremely popular among owls.

Top Gear Thursday: Watch Idris Elba Host His Own Car Show

It’s still very much an open question about whether Idris Elba will ever take on the role of James Bond. But it seems he’s already taken on the role of Jeremy Clarkson.

Top Gear Thursday: 10 Best ‘Top Gear’ Moments of 2013

It’s hard to winnow down the craziness of another year of Top Gear to just ten moments, but the exigencies of end-of-the-year roundups gave us no choice but to attempt the task.

Top Gear Thursday: Steve Carell Dreams of Being a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Steve Carell says he watches Top Gear “all the time” and wants to be a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. That’s what he told TopGear.com in an interview to promote his new movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

Top Gear Thursday: ‘Top 41’ Special is a Race to the Top

Viewers of Top Gear are often treated to epic challenges, but in next week’s program, Richard Hammond undertakes a different kind of epic challenge: winnowing down the show’s top 41 moments over the past two decades.

Top Gear Thursday: Richard Hammond on the 130-Car Crash in Kent

“There’s nothing nastier than fog,” wrote Richard Hammond last week after an astounding 130-car pile-up on a highway bridge in Kent, on England’s south east coast.

Top Gear Thursday: It’s Springtime for ‘James May’s Man Lab’ Christmas Special

It may not be Christmas in July for James May, but it’s Christmas in *May* for James May’s Man Lab.

Top Gear Thursday: Jeremy, James and Richard – and Phineas and Ferb!

Top Gear may be the most-watched factual program in the entire world, but you know the show has really made it when its hosts are asked to make a guest appearance on the animated show Phineas and Ferb.

Top Gear Thursday: Africa Trip Revives Subaru Impreza’s Popularity

Last week, Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond rewrote the annals of exploration in their search for the source of the Nile and there are indications that they also changed the way Britons perceive estate cars (station ...

Top Gear Thursday: Jeremy, Richard and James Take American Road Trip

Road trip. Do any two words — with the exception of Top Gear, of course — strike such excitement in the hearts of car lovers, especially American car lovers?