Tag Archives: Top Gear

Top Gear Thursday: The Stig’s ‘Digital Cousin’ to Debut in New Forza Motorsport Game for Xbox One

We all know that The Stig has cousins all over the world — in Africa, China and Italy, just to cite a few examples of his kin in far-flung locations. But did you know that the mystery racer in white also has a digital cousin?

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: Trailer for ‘Top Gear Top 41′ and a Guide to Racing Movies

Top Gear Top 41, the greatest moments from the last two decades of the show, is set to premiere, Monday, October 14 at 9/8c. But of course a premiere also means a trailer, which has just arrived.

Top Gear Thursday: ‘Rush’ to Your Local Movie Theater

If you saw the movie Rush in one of the “select cities” it opened in last weekend, or if you’re going to see it when it enters wide release this weekend, you’ll likely want to know more about the true life rivalry of Formula 1 ...

Top Gear Thursday: Official Magazine Celebrates 20 Years

Top Gear magazine is marking its 20th anniversary. TopGear.com points out that the magazine has sold more than 66 million copies worldwide, spawned editions all over the world, and driven over 5,000 cars more than one million miles.

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: 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 ...