The Beeb has started running promos for Top Gear's upcoming 18th season. Among the highlights: A very short Richard Hammond looking very worried in a very large NASCAR stock car.

Plus the usual explosions, test track inappropriateness, members of the Stig's extended family, and the greatest crossed-up full-tilt powerslides...in the world. Coming soon to BBC 2 and the global BitTorrent network.

(Hat tip to The true expression for freedom is a 4x4!)