Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond has filmed a a new high-speed stunt less than a year after suffering horrific injuries at the wheel of a jet powered car.
Filming for the latest series which is expected to broadcast from next month Hammond drove a Bugatti Veyron as it raced a Typhoon fighter jet at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire.
According to the BBC the car is capable of speeds of more than 250mph, and which can travel from 0 to 60mph in 2.5 seconds and is said to be the world’s fastest production car.
In September 2006 a stunt being filmed for the show went disasterously wrong after a tyreblow-out at 288mph. Hammond was airlifted to hospital and underwent treatment for for swelling to the brain.