Clarkson, Hammond, And May Share Their Thoughts On NASCAR (It's Not Good)

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Good friend of Jalopnik and NASCAR crasher Parker Kligerman applied to be in on this whole DriveTribe thing that the ex-Top Gear guys are doing. Kligerman said he’d report on the goings-on of American motorsports. Clarkson, Hammond, and May were perhaps less than charitable in their assessment of this position.


“What’s he gonna say?” asks May, in this little demo video. “I’m turning left...I’m turning left...I’m going straight....I’m turning left.”

Not very original. You know guys, NASCAR does have a complaints department if you really want to go there.

Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.


How to fix Nascar: Go back to stock cars. A Charger SRT8, Ford Taurus SHO, and Chevy SS battle. Cars are stock except for safety equipment, tires/wheels, brake pad material/brake fuild/ stainless flexible lines, exhaust, suspension may be fully adjustable, and glass.

Car will be ballasted from manufacturer to manufacturer so that the Ford has a chance of winning.

If a Manufacturer would want to enter a different car, there is a 5000 unit homologation rule.

Then take short tracks like Dover, Bristol, Martinsville and build a road course in the center that also incorporates the banks and straights.

Let the drivers drive like its the BTCC

I think it would be exciting and with short tracks you can see the entire circuit, you would never miss a beat at the race.