Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Jeremy Clarkson on crashing:

They gave me a Charade GTti and I set off for a lap that ended in a ditch with a car cut completely in half.

What went wrong? No idea. All I can remember was the man from the company responding to my apology by saying “Don’t worry. We make one of those cars every 23 seconds”.

The only accident I could explain was when I was grass track racing in my Scirocco in the middle of the night after a big party. And the reason I hit a tree was “a champagne bottle got stuck under the brake pedal”.

I never told the insurers that.

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