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Race to the Pole

Daily Express: The World's Greatest Newspaper :: News / Showbiz :: Top Gear team in hot water over Pole race

A RACE across the Arctic Circle by the three stars of TV’s Top Gear show was yesterday condemned by environment campaigners.

Greenpeace described the race to the magnetic North Pole involving gas-guzzling 4x4s as “beggaring belief” and “highly irresponsible” and said the BBC – a public service broadcaster – should not screen it.

In Top Gear – Polar Special, Jeremy Clarkson and James May race specially converted Toyota Hilux vehicles against Richard Hammond driving a sled pulled by Canadian inuit dogs....

Missed it last night, can't wait to catch it on youtube - or will I manage to watch it on the much hyped BBC iplayer


Top Gear must have faked it. I've seen promo photos of the race and I didn't see a single bit of melting ice, or any dead polar bears so it must have been a movie set.

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