Hammond Vampire Jet-Car for Sale on EBay

We actually were wondering a few months back whatever happened to the infamous "Vampire" jet car Top Gear's Richard Hammond took to the obscenely crashtastic speed of 280+ mph and then did just that to it. Well, now we know. Apparently the Vampire's been stored in a warehouse about 40 miles north of London since the… » 12/23/07 7:45pm 12/23/07 7:45pm

Richard Hammond's Injuries Force Top Gear's Indefinite Postponement;…


The BBC's just released a statement across the wires that they'll be postponing the upcoming season of Top Gear. "We would not think of finalising plans for the next series without discussing it with everyone involved," the BBC said in the statement. "When it is suitable, the team will do this and we will announce a… » 9/24/06 7:58pm 9/24/06 7:58pm

Update: Richard Hammond "Making Progress"


We've spent the past few hours scanning the Brit press to bring you the latest news on Top Gear's beloved little "Hamster." We found a lot of speculation and rumors out there, but as the family's not releasing any specific details yet, we've precious little to tell you other than of course...speculation and rumors.… » 9/22/06 10:04am 9/22/06 10:04am

Scene Of The Crash: BBC Video Report On Richard Hammond; Doctors Report…

The Beeb's got a new report up with some blurry crash scene footage, some stock footage of the Vampire jet-car, and Clarkson arriving at the hospital. It's not much folks, and it's rather boring, but it's the latest we got. [Hat tip to Dan] » 9/21/06 1:03pm 9/21/06 1:03pm

Huzzah! Richard Hammond Now Described In "Stable Condition" After…


We've got the first confirmed good news of the evening — the BBC is now reporting a hospital spokeswoman statement on Top Gear's Richard Hammond as being in "stable condition." The Beeb's also reporting some more from first responder Dave Ogden, a private emergency rescue contractor first on the scene (pictured at… » 9/20/06 8:09pm 9/20/06 8:09pm