ARTICLES RELATING TO TOP GEAR

Jeremy Clarkson to sign 3 year deal with Top Gear

2015-01-28 17:00

Jeremy Clarkson is reportedly close to signing a three-year deal for Top Gear after the BBC received a number of complaints about the controversial star last year.

Argentina demands Top Gear apology from BBC

2014-10-22 22:00

Argentina's ambassador to Britain has demanded an apology from the BBC over an ill-fated trip by car show Top Gear to the country.

Top Gear crew escorted out of Argentina province

2014-10-03 12:47

A crew from the popular BBC TV programme Top Gear has been escorted out of an Argentina province over a "provocative" license plate.

Top Gear South Africa Challenge – The diva returns

2014-09-05 17:35

Start your engines and get ready to meet BBC Entertainment’s best Top Gear challenge entry.

Top Gear steals Jack Parow’s style in SA

2014-06-23 10:13

The three guys from Top Gear showed some love for Afrikaans rapper Jack Parow at the Top Gear Festival in Durban over the weekend.

N-word: Clarkson 'begs forgiveness'

2014-05-02 09:19

Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson presenter 'begged forgiveness' for allegedly using a racist insult in a non-aired clip...

Top Gear stunt - Lambo flip

2013-03-11 12:32

Could you jump over a moving supercar? Watch as one brave stuntman flips over a speeding Lamborghini Murcielago at a Top Gear Festival.

Tesla loses 'Top Gear' battle

2013-03-08 11:35

Battery-car maker Tesla has lost its claim that Top Gear negatively portrayed its Roadster and that Jeremy Clarkson and his team "grossly misled potential purchasers".

Hamilton beats Vettel on Top Gear

2013-02-18 15:20

He might have battled to take more wins from Sebastian Vettel in the 2012 F1 season, but Lewis Hamilton did a secret happy dance when he beat his rival's Top Gear lap time.

Video: Top Gear helicopter crash

2013-02-11 11:35

Top Gear Korea presenter Kim Jin Pyo gets behind the wheel of a Corvette ZR1 and takes on a AH1 Cobra helicopter with disastrous consequences. Watch the video!

Next Top Gear stunt - a 720 Plus

2012-10-22 09:04

If you were at the Top Gear Live show in Durban you'd have seen the record-settng "double loop by a car". UK fans will also see the stunt - with a motor-cycle.

Jeremy Clarkson blasts 'fake' claims

2011-08-16 07:12

Jeremy Clarkson has branded claims that 80% of his stunts on Top Gear are fake as "rubbish".

Tesla sues Top Gear over 'fake race'

2011-03-31 09:51

American electric car maker Tesla Motors is suing BBC show Top Gear for allegedly faking a race between its electric sports car and a petrol-driven Lotus Elise.

 

Top Gear crew flees Argentina after their cars get stoned

2014-10-06 13:11

The host of the TV show Top Gear and other members of the crew have fled Argentina after being pelted with rocks by people who believed one of their cars had a licence plate alluding to the Falklands War.

Top Gear in Falklands 'insult' faux pas

2014-10-03 08:40

Top Gear's left an Argentine province because the local authority denied permission to film. Why? The number plate on one of the cars was deemed to allude to the Falklands War...

BBC: Is Top Gear racist?

2014-08-07 08:33

The BBC has held an internal investigation to determine if the hit show Top Gear has a 'racist culture', following host Jeremy Clarkson's behaviour.

N-word: Clarkson 'begs forgiveness'

2014-05-02 10:00
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Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson 'begged forgiveness' for allegedly using a racist insult in a non-aired clip. What did he say? He mumbled the N-word while reciting an old nursery rhyme ''Eeny, meeny, miny, moe'.

F1 champ for SA Top Gear fest

2013-03-15 09:40

Jeremy Clarkson, James May and The Stig will be joined by former Formula 1 champion Mika Hakkinen at the 2013 Top Gear SA festival in Durban. It's going to be epic...

Top Gear in hot water - again

2013-03-11 12:10

Top Gear has sparked a major row in New Zealand after authorities had to apologise to Maoris for letting the show film a high-speed stunt on a "spiritual" beach.

Hamilton beats Vettel on Top Gear

2013-02-19 13:48

He might have battled to take more wins from Sebastian Vettel in the 2012 F1 season, but Lewis Hamilton did a secret happy dance when he beat his rival's Top Gear lap time.

Video: Top Gear helicopter crash

2013-02-12 08:15

Top Gear Korea presenter Kim Jin Pyo gets behind the wheel of a Corvette ZR1 and takes on a helicopter with disastrous consequences.

Cap'n Slow slams 'Twitbook, FaceTube'

2013-01-11 09:09

'Top Gear' TV presenter James May has blamed 'Twitbook' and 'FaceTube' for ruining the element of surprise on the show. He even predicts that camera-happy fans will take over production.

Raking it in: Clarkson's payout

2012-10-11 10:56

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson received a R44m payout from the production company Bedder 6, a play on the phrase "better sex", he started before selling his stake to the BBC for R209m.

Jeremy Clarkson's 'fake' Top Gear stunts

2011-08-15 14:29

A number of Jeremy Clarkson's Top Gear stunts are reportedly faked for TV, with the nifty moves often carried out by professional racers.

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