As seasoned Top Gear watchers will now be aware, the three presenters are currently in India filming our Christmas special. But before he headed off into another seasonal road trip fraught with peril, the industrious Jeremy spent a hot few days hooning at the sunny Paul Ricard circuit near Marseille for your pleasure (and for the health of your Christmas stocking).

His new DVD – Powered Up – will be out to buy on 7 November, so in the meantime he’s made a few exclusive out-take videos just for all of you on TopGear.com. We’ll be putting up one every Monday for the next four weeks to drag you from your start-the-week torpor and here’s the first: featuring the remarkable super-lightweight, 519 bhp/tonne British single-seater, the BAC Mono.

You’ll notice he’s also press-ganged the not-so-tame Formula One newboy Karun Chandhok into the madness…

Check the video below for more, and you can pre-order Powered Up right here.

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