Tag Archives: Top Gear Thursday

Top Gear Thursday: Jay Leno Takes a Spin on the ‘Top Gear’ Track

Everyone knows Jay Leno is crazy about cars. He owns roughly 200 of them, as you can see on his website Jay Leno’s Garage.

Top Gear Thursday: An Amusing South African Interview with the Boys

Often, when our favorite triumvirate travels around the world for Top Gear events, they are interviewed by local media. That’s what happened when James May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond went to the Top Gear Festival in ...

Top Gear Thursday: ‘Top Gear’ Down Under

Sometimes life here in these United States is depressing. First, we carry the burden of empire (something with which our British cousins have more than a passing acquaintance).

Top Gear Thursday: What’s the Worst Car in the History of the World?

Next week, Top Gear embarks on an epic quest. The grail is The Worst Car in the History of the World, which, conveniently, also happens to be the title of the show – and which is why the first letter of each word is a capital ...

Top Gear Thursday: Parade of British Automotive Greatness in Season 20 Finale

“It’s been a ride,” says Richard Hammond of Top Gear’s 20th season, which concludes on Monday night (Aug. 12, 8:30p/7:30c) with, among other things, an enormous procession of the best of Britain on wheels.

Top Gear Thursday: ‘Demon of Screamin’ Steven Tyler Gets Behind the Wheel

Next week’s Star in a Reasonably Priced car is Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, a.k.a. the “Demon of Screamin’” a.k.a. Steven Victor Tallarico, which was the name he was born with.

Top Gear Thursday: Wolverine and The Stig – ‘Best Mates’?

Wolverine in a Reasonably Priced Car?

Yup, that’s what you’ll see when actor Hugh Jackman takes to the Top Gear track in next week’s show, premiering Monday July 29, 8:30p/7:30c on BBC AMERICA.

Top Gear Thursday: Benedict Cumberbatch Pulls His Punches

On next week’s show, Benedict Cumberbatch takes a swing at Jeremy Clarkson.

Top Gear Thursday: Ron Howard Gets a ‘Rush’ as a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Cue the Arrested Development opening theme music:

Now the story of a child and teen actor who turned to directing and went on to make such hits as Apollo 13, Splash, and A Beautiful Mind. It’s Ron Howard … who also happens to be next week’s Star in a Reasonably Priced ...

Top Gear Thursday: Forget Independence – Americans Want Their ‘Top Gear’

More than two centuries ago, we fought a bloody revolution to free ourselves from the yoke of British tyranny. But even as we celebrate our independence, we still look to our former colonial masters for entertainment, and – dare we ...