A British public broadcaster apologizes to a British government agency for Jeremy Clarkson saying James May's Ferrari F430 Speciale appeared to have "speciale needs" and "looked like a simpleton." Real punishment: selling this shot as a Halloween mask. [UKPA]
If you missed last night's Top Gear segment on 60 Minutes — or jumped off something because of the unemployment segment — here's an American news magazine finally covering the most popular television show... in the world. Plus bonus footage!
Flash animation, the reason behind the names of those corners, a Stig's-eye view, and a dose of good 'ol TG wit: This is the official tour of Top Gear's decommissioned British airfield. Powarrrr!
Yeah, we've run this before, and yeah, it's a few years old. But still: an island full of Top-Gear Jezzas? It doesn't stop being funny. Sitting at your desk and watching the clock? You might as well be watching this.
Top Gear columnist Paul Horrell, writing for the BBC's news magazine, has penned a piece discussing the proliferation of technology in the modern automobile. He notes that computers are "changing our relationship with the open road." Hmm. Sounds familiar.
Top Gear's James May's now been subjected to 5 Gs in a NASA centrifuge and traveled roughly 450mph, 13 miles above Earth in a U2 spy plane all for the sake of honest journalism. The documentary, titled James May On The Moon, will explore the trials and tribulations of how NASA put 12 men on the moon throughout…
Lifting Stig's helmet and revealing the Teutonic features of former F1 champ Michael Schumacher certainly made for some great TV. However, the German race car driver is not Top Gear's Stig. Or, we should say, he's not the only Stig.