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Why Is Top Gear Filming These F1 Cars In A Random Parking Lot?

It sounds like Top Gear will be showcasing at least three F1 cars next weekend. So why are they driving them around a random British parking lot?

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The cars in question are from Lotus, Williams, and Red Bull, and are driving around a parking lot in Milton Keynes, which is right in the area where basically every F1 team is based.

I'm not sure why they're doing it, but I have a couple of hunches. It might be an inside look at where all the F1 teams are based and why they're there. Actually, it probably isn't that. That sounds a little too serious for Top Gear.

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The other idea, and this might be more likely, is that Lotus, Williams, and Red Bull all share Renault power. So maybe which is faster around a short oval parking lot.

What do you think? Why are they filming them? Supposedly we'll get our answer next Sunday.

(Hat Tip to xicofixas!)

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ncasolowork2
ncasolowork2

The producers have given all 3 presenters a challenge. You must find a Formula 1 head quarters located in Great Britian. Once you've located a team's HQ (a difficult task for James for sure!) you are to bribe, beg, borrow, and if necessary, steal a Formula 1 car. Once you've managed to shoe horn Jezza into his car you are to meet at the parking lot in Milton Keyens where you will be given a series of challenges. (I will continue this in the next post)