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Season 10  "The 24-Hour Race"  10x9

Aired 11 years ago - Dec 09, 2007

Jeremy, James and Richard take part in Britcar 24, a 24-endurance race at Silverstone. James travels to Budapest to race the new Fiat 500 against boys on BMXs and Stig takes the Ascari A10 around the Top Gear track for a Power Lap. Keith Allen is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

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Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 1
These switches here, they don't work.
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and the engine is where you'd expect to find the back seats.
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Even if you're really gentle, you'll still...
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 5
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 6
And that because our producer rigged a phone vote,
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 7
Winding it up, here he comes now through the tires.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 8
Yep. Now, it's unlikely to be here, because everyone just flies.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 9
Obviously, you can't go looking for the best driving road in the world
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 10
It's a Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera,
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 11
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- (Starts) - Yes.
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Till we arrived.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 14
but today, here now, on this road...
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 15
They're so smug about their fancy-boy versions of lightweight cars.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 16
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 17
There's something about stringing together a load of hairpins.
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- (Car whistling) - Here he comes.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 20
Italy would be quite entertaining. We should probably look at Italy.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 21
Audi, who own Lamborghini, they've built all of the car
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 22
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 23
Oh, dear.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 24
That's interior design. It's a scatter cushion to look pretty.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 25
They're going to shout at me.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 26
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 27
much like James May, although, of course, he lives alone.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 28
- Yeah. - They have heard of it.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 29
- And did you throw food? - Yes.
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Cos you're not really a big car fan.
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- No! - Yeah. I came out, it was like this hulk.
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(Laughter)
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- (Tires screech) - (Jeremy) That's an aggressive start.
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Now we're really picking up speed.
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(Jeremy) Ray Winstone. Kristin Scott Thomas. (Helen) Yes.
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in these three lightweight supercars.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 37
had put the chaps in quite a bad mood.
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Jeremy, we're keeping everybody on the boat now.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 41
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Meanwhile in the Aston...
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 43
Probably why Hammond has brought us here.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 44
Right, so this, theoretically, is the start of the greatest driving road in the world.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 45
We'd been through three countries and only found one good bit of road.
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 46
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 47
An ideal place, then, to reflect on the cars we'd brought on our motoring holiday.
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Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 49
The Stelvio Pass.
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The drops! It's impossible!

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and the engine is where you'd expect to find the back seats.
#2
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Even if you're really gentle, you'll still...
#4
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And that because our producer rigged a phone vote,
#6
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 7
Winding it up, here he comes now through the tires.
#7
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 8
Yep. Now, it's unlikely to be here, because everyone just flies.
#8
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 9
Obviously, you can't go looking for the best driving road in the world
#9
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 10
It's a Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera,
#10
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- (Starts) - Yes.
#12
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Till we arrived.
#13
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 14
but today, here now, on this road...
#14
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 15
They're so smug about their fancy-boy versions of lightweight cars.
#15
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There's something about stringing together a load of hairpins.
#17
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- (Car whistling) - Here he comes.
#19
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Italy would be quite entertaining. We should probably look at Italy.
#20
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Audi, who own Lamborghini, they've built all of the car
#21
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Oh, dear.
#23
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That's interior design. It's a scatter cushion to look pretty.
#24
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They're going to shout at me.
#25
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much like James May, although, of course, he lives alone.
#27
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- Yeah. - They have heard of it.
#28
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- And did you throw food? - Yes.
#29
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Cos you're not really a big car fan.
#30
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- No! - Yeah. I came out, it was like this hulk.
#31
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(Laughter)
#32
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- (Tires screech) - (Jeremy) That's an aggressive start.
#33
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Now we're really picking up speed.
#34
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(Jeremy) Ray Winstone. Kristin Scott Thomas. (Helen) Yes.
#35
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in these three lightweight supercars.
#36
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had put the chaps in quite a bad mood.
#37
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Jeremy, we're keeping everybody on the boat now.
#40
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Meanwhile in the Aston...
#42
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Probably why Hammond has brought us here.
#43
Recap of Top Gear Season 10 Episode 9 (S10E09) - 44
Right, so this, theoretically, is the start of the greatest driving road in the world.
#44
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We'd been through three countries and only found one good bit of road.
#45
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An ideal place, then, to reflect on the cars we'd brought on our motoring holiday.
#47
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The Stelvio Pass.
#49
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The drops! It's impossible!
#50