Series 13 preview: knock his Block off

Literally minutes to go until Top Gear 13 starts – OK, it’s a few days, but once you cut out the time for sleeping, washing, working and so on, you’ve barely got any time left to get worked up – so here’s another preview. One the Mole’s been looking forward to more than the rest.

That’s because it combines two of the Mole’s – and everyone else’s – favourite things in all the world: Top Gear’s astonishing camerawork… and Ken Block’s astonishing driving.

If you haven’t seen Ken Block’s two gymkhana videos, then – actually, stop reading right now, go and watch them, then come back.

Not bad, huh? Top Gear’s thinking went something like this: the Gymkhana is amazing, but what would things be like if we gave Ken the run of an airport, brought along our famed cinematic skills, asked Ken to invite along an ace motocross rider to spar with… and then threw in TG’s ace X Games specialist, Travis May Jnr?

The Mole has had a quick peek at the results, and can happily reveal that the film is simply spectacular. If you’re wondering where James fits into the whole thing, let’s just say he’s right in the middle of the action…

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