British television host, motorsports journalist and former race car driver most famous for co-hosting the shows Top Gear and Fifth Gear. He has also narrated several documentaries on the Discovery Channel and written columns for Auto Express magazine.
He earned a degree in Civil Engeineering from City University, London. He later competed in the British Formula One Series and British Rallycross Grand Prix.
He trained Trainspotting director
He married a woman named Patsy and has sons named Jack, Harry and George.
He and James May have both hosted Top Gear.