The Grand Tour

New show could be called ‘Gear Knobs’

Sean McKellar
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May’s new Amazon motoring show could be called “Gear Knobs”. A trademark application for the name has been unearthed, which itself was lodged by Jeremy Clarkson’s lawyers two weeks before the trio announced on...

Hammond: Leaving TG was ‘obvious’

Sean McKellar
Richard Hammond knew almost straight away he was going to quit Top Gear after Jeremy Clarkson was sacked by the BBC back in March. The 45-year-old presenter has admitted he and James May decided almost immediately to stand by Clarkson...

RH: New show ‘fantastic challenge’

Sean McKellar
Richard Hammond, one third of the presenting trio that took Top Gear from the brink of irrelevance to one of the BBC’s most lucrative programmes, has dropped new hints about his forthcoming show with Jeremy Clarkson, saying that it will...

Clarkson & Co ‘not worth £160m’

Sean McKellar
Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond are not worth the £160 million Amazon has agreed to pay for their services, according to its arch-rival, Netflix. Representatives from Netflix were reported to have met Clarkson and co to discuss the...

Amazon’s huge budget for new show

Sean McKellar
Well, it turns out Amazon weren’t joking when they said they were going to give Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May and Andy Wilman the freedom to make their new motoring show exactly the way they want to – and...

Wilman: show to offer “lots of newness”

Sean McKellar
Andy Wilman claims the new motoring show with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James may will offer “lots of newness,” despite all three being familiar faces. Just a day after Amazon announced they signed the trio, Wilman has revealed more...

Jeremy, Richard and James sign with Amazon Prime

Sean McKellar
Well, finally the news we’ve all been waiting for – ex Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have finally signed up to present a new show – with the winner being the streaming provider Amazon. The...

Top Gear rival could be made in USA

Sean McKellar
A throwaway remark by Jeremy Clarkson has fuelled speculation that he, Richard Hammond and James May might end up heading to the United States to develop their new car show. During the Australian leg of his worldwide stadium tour, Clarkson...

Jeremy promises ‘New Top Gear’ in all but name

Sean McKellar
Jeremy Clarkson struck a contrite note earlier this week in his first interview since being dropped from Top Gear. Talking to Chris Evans on BBC Radio 2, Jeremy said that his departure from the show was “my own silly fault”...