The Auto Channel
The Largest Independent Automotive Information Resource
Official Website of the New Car Buyer

Special Motorsports Media Event - BBC's Top Gear Goes NASCAR


PHOTO (select to view enlarged photo)

WHAT:

NASCAR will be featured in the Monday, April 30 (tonight) episode of Top Gear, premiering on BBC AMERICA at 8:30 p.m. ET. In the episode, Top Gear host Richard Hammond explores the history of NASCAR and tells the story of how the sport evolved into what it is today. After explaining its roots, the native-Brit visits Texas Motor Speedway on race weekend and is fully immersed into the world of NASCAR. While there, he dives into the different elements and intricacies of a NASCAR race car and talks with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Juan Pablo Montoya.

Hammond even gets a driving lesson from Kyle Petty, former NASCAR driver and son of NASCAR legend Richard Petty.

WHEN:

Tonight, Monday, April 30 at 8:30 p.m. ET

WHERE:

BBC AMERICA