The Grand Tour continues the hunt for a new driver and this time, it was James May’s chance to shake things up.
The Grand Tour continues building up the hype with a series of short videos, trying to find out a suitable replacement for the American. (more…)
In the last teaser for the second season of The Grand Tour, the hosts fired The American who was played by former NASCAR driver Mike Skinner. The trio then discussed the need to find a replacement that meet Jeremy Clarkson’s requirements that they “mustn’t be fat, clumsy, or slow”
Mike Skinner, the NASCAR driver known as “The American” who acted as The Grand Tour’s on-hand expert driver, announced today via Twitter he will not be returning for season two. (more…)
Further doubt has been cast over the future of Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port factory after the company’s owners announced that several new models will be built at French manufacturing plants.
Experts identified 26 key risks to the viability of the Circuit of Wales in due diligence work done for the Welsh Government, several in-depth reports on the proposals for the £433m racetrack in Ebbw Vale have now been published. (more…)
The Grand Tour’s official Facebook page gave us our first look at Season 2 where Clarkson, Hammond, and May continue their travels in SUVs, supercars, and off-road vehicles. The new images show supercars like the Lamborghini Aventador, off-roaders like the Ariel Nomad, and even a Nissan Pathfinder in a seemingly tricky situation. (more…)
As The Grand Tour Season 2 inches towards its premiere later this year, producers for the show have announced a huge, but not unexpected, change. (more…)
The second season of The Grand Tour will arrive on Amazon Prime shortly and the hosts recently sat down with British GQ to discuss the show. (more…)
Following the arrival of the Insignia GSi, a faster version of the Astra is also on its way, keen to take its place right on the edge of hot hatch territory. (more…)
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have won big at this year’s GQ Awards in London, with the so called ‘holy trinity’ of the motoring world taking home the prestigious ‘TV Personalities of the Year’ award. (more…)
As the home of the Vauxhall Astra, Ellesmere Port has been making the Brit-built car for almost 40 years. And today, proud employees marked the landmark moment the 4 millionth car rolled off the production line with a choreographed display of 236 Astra Sport Tourers to spell out the feat. (more…)
With Jeremy Clarkson facing a lengthy 8 to 10 week recovery period following his bout of pneumonia, it appears that The Grand Tour might have a ‘back-up plan’ in place to ensure the filming schedule for the show remains on track. (more…)
Details relating to Amazon’s spend for The Grand Tour’s first series have been released. Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond and Andy Wilman were given £35.8million to make the 13 episode series, according to the accounts from their company Chump Holdings Limited. (more…)
With the British Grand Prix approaching this weekend, the Vauxhall Astra is F1 grid coach Rob Wilson’s somewhat unlikely choice as the ideal car for sustained track use.Based at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in South Leicestershire, Rob is instrumental in carving split seconds from the lap times of at least 12 drivers on the current grid, using a standard Astra road car. (more…)
The Grand Tour is finally back. Ever since the last episode of season we’ve been waiting to see what else the trio have to offer with their Amazon Prime show. The first trailer for season two just dropped, and now we finally get a taste of what’s to come.