What happened to the Top Gear Test Track?
After 16 years and 197 episodes, the Top Gear Test Track and its hangar studio is to be demolished after the work was approved by Ministers this week. The track, formerly an airfield at Dunsfold Park in Cranleigh, Surrey will be knocked down to make room for 1,800 houses.
Which celebrity has the fastest lap on Top Gear?
The fastest non-professional driver was Ellen MacArthur. Unlike most contenders she made no comments to the camera during her lap. She completed the lap in 1 minute 46.7 seconds, beating Jimmy Carr by 0.2 seconds. The current fastest professional driver in the Liana is Daniel Ricciardo with 1:42.2.
Who was the fastest F1 driver on Top Gear?
Every so often F1 drivers past and present grace the Top Gear studio, but who’s the fastest?…
|F1 driver||Time (mins)|
|The Stig (ll)||1.44.4|
|Lewis Hamilton||1.44.7 (w)|
Who is the fastest celebrity?
- 1:45.8 – Jay Kay.
- 1:45.9 – Brian Johnson.
- 1:45.9 – Kevin McCloud.
- 1:45.9 – Simon Cowell.
- 1:46.1 – Jennifer Saunders.
- 1:46.3 – Michael Sheen.
- 1:46.3 – Gordon Ramsay.
- 1:46.5 – Usain Bolt.
Who is the fastest F1 driver on Top Gear?
If you’re not content with the celebrity lap times, have a look to see how the professionals got on. As well as The Stig. Every so often F1 drivers past and present grace the Top Gear studio, but who’s the fastest?
Where does the Top Gear track take place?
Top Gear Track lap times. Top Gear Track. Top Gear track is Dunsfold airfield based raceway setup developed by Lotus and used by BBC to film popular motoring show “Top Gear”. All lap times are performed by the same driver – The Stig. Anonymous professional racing driver.
What’s the Top Gear track power lap time?
For these reasons the F1 car (0:59.0), Aston Martin DBR9 (1:08.6) and Sea Harrier (0:31.2) do not appear. Whenever a non-qualifying vehicle is raced, the time is compared to the official power laps but then removed from the board.
Why is the Top Gear test track called the drag strip?
It is considered to be an equaliser for cars since, according to Richard Hammond, both 0–60 miles per hour (0–96.6 km/h) times and top speed are totally meaningless. The track also incorporates a drag strip; although this is not used for timed segments, it does feature in some challenges and other features on the show.