Jeremy and James investigate several old cars in an attempt to find the first car to have the control layout used by many of today's cars. Richard drives the Renault R25 Formula One car around the Stow circuit at Silverstone. James Blunt is the Star In A Reasonably Priced Car, and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton drives the Suzuki Liana on a lap of the test track. Written by
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As one of many Formula 1 drivers who've appeared on Top Gear
(2002), Lewis Hamilton
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James May - Presenter
[Driving a De Dion Bouton
How would I get it into top gear?
Jeremy Clarkson - Presenter
[Reading a Manuel for the car literally translated from French to English
For taking the second speed rapidly at the crowbar forward without brutality. When it is raised up again, it gave all it's strength!