Transmission: the Top Gear TV blog


Top Gear Live: good news for ticket-holders

Good news if you’re a ticket-holder for Top Gear Live: it has today been confirmed that the 2015 world tour will go ahead, renamed Clarkson, Hammond and May Live. BBC Worldwide has announced that, in the best interests of those who have already purchased tickets, the live arena show will go on with its original three […]



A statement from Andy Wilman: I have not resigned

Yesterday Top Gear’s executive producer Andy Wilman sent an email to everyone who has worked on Top Gear in the last 13 years, thanking them for their contributions to the show. This email was subsequently leaked to the press, and taken as confirmation that Andy had resigned from Top Gear. This is his response:   “The […]



BBC releases statement on Clarkson

Tony Hall, the BBC’s Director-General, has released the following statement. “It is with great regret that I have told Jeremy Clarkson today that the BBC will not be renewing his contract. It is not a decision I have taken lightly. I have done so only after a very careful consideration of the facts and after […]



BBC releases update on Clarkson and Top Gear

The BBC has today released the following statement: “Following last week’s suspension of Jeremy Clarkson, Ken MacQuarrie is now considering the evidence and will report to the Director-General on his findings next week. Once this has been considered, we will set out any further steps. The BBC will not be offering further commentary until then.” […]



Further news about this Sunday’s Top Gear

Last week, the BBC released a statement about the current series of Top Gear, confirming that last night’s show (15th March) was to be postponed following an incident during production. The incident in question is currently being investigated and Ken MacQuarrie, the director of BBC Scotland, has been appointed to lead this process. We can now confirm that Top Gear will not be back […]



More of Stig in the Jaguar F-Type

Jaguar’s F-Type is a sports car Britain can be proud of. Released first as an image-building convertible, late in 2013 Jag decided to close its canopy by strapping on a fixed aluminium roof – helping increase the torsional rigidity by 80 per cent. This gave us the Coupe, plus, a new faster ‘R’ tune. Something Stig […]



News about Top Gear on Sunday 15 March

The BBC has today released the following statement regarding Top Gear.   “Following a fracas with a BBC producer, Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended pending an investigation. No one else has been suspended. Top Gear will not be broadcast this Sunday (15 March). The BBC will be making no further comment at this time.”



Exclusive: Eagle Low Drag GT power lap

On Sunday’s show, Jezza showcased two very different but equally gorgeous Jaguars. First up, the fizz-worthy F-Type Coupe packing a stately 542bhp of supercharged V8 and a rather pert bottom. Second, an achingly expensive E-type reborn for the 21st century that’d occupy a space in many a dream car garage: the Eagle Low Drag GT. […]


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