Richard Hammond

Top Gear Thursday: Our Show ‘Continually Surprises Us,’ Says Hammond

Speaking to the BBC, Top Gear’s Richard Hammond says even the hosts are amazed about what they discover as they make the show.

Top Gear Thursday: Hammond, May and Clarkson Tackle Tough Scientific Questions

Richard Hammond isn’t a scientist but he sometimes plays one on TV.

He’s currently the host for a National Geographic show, airing in the U.K., called Science of Stupid, which explains the real science behind zany YouTube clips.

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.