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Episode 3

Episode 3 of 8

Motoring news and views. James travels to the frozen north to find out why the Finns are such good racing drivers, and Mark Wahlberg is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

Motoring news and views from the usual team. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May take on the challenge of making an ordinary second-hand car lap the test track as fast as a brand-new, purpose-built sports saloon.

Also in the show, James travels to the frozen north and enlists the help of F1 world champion Mika Hakkinen in a quest to discover why the Finns are such good racing drivers. Meanwhile Richard hammers around the track in the outlandish Veritas sports car and Mark Wahlberg is the Hollywood Star in a Reasonably Priced Car.

59 minutes

Last on

Thu 25 Nov 2010 19:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:01

    Mark Dyson 

    Storm Chasing 

  • 00:01

    Hannes Treiber

    Open Gates 

    Composer: Mac Prindy. Composer: Wesley Plass .
  • 00:03

    Big A, Luke Phillip & Paul Bernard Jefferies 

    Polar Cap 

  • 00:04

    Andy Lutschounig

    Mixed Pixels 

    Composer: Robert Narholz .
  • 00:13

    Big A

    Polar Cap 

    Composer: Luke Phillip. Composer: Paul Bernard Jefferies .
  • 00:13

    Rock Machine 

  • 00:14

    Freddie Funk 

    Hardball 

  • 00:14

    Hermann Langschwert

    Firestorm A 

    Composer: Wolfgang Killian .
  • 00:15

    Freddie Funk 

    Hardball 

  • 00:18

    Kaiser Chiefs

    Can't Say What I Mean 

  • 00:19

    Boards of Canada

    Hey Saturday Sun 

  • 00:20

    Elias Windisch

    Zombie Mania 

    Composer: Rainer Ortenburger .
  • 00:21

    Jon Christian 

    DNA

  • 00:22

    Gabriel Shadid

    Fire Head A 

    Composer: Tobias Marberger.
  • 00:22

    Damon Criswell 

    Lone Eagle 

  • 00:23

    Freddie Funk 

    Hardball 

  • 00:41

    Fred Coury

    Fuel Injection 

    Composer: Rathbone Pick .
  • 00:42

    John Waddell & William Parnell 

    Sol-tan of Swing 

  • 00:42

    Mike Tournier 

    Pole - A - Palooza 

  • 00:43

    Raymond Weil 

    Armada 

  • 00:43

    Mike Tournier 

    Pole - A - Palooza 

  • 00:44

    David Robidoux 

    Propeller 

  • 00:44

    Franky Parkman 

    Sunday Girl 

  • 00:47

    Becker 

    In The Mix 

  • 00:48

    David Holmes

    Little Short One 

  • 00:49

    Willi Schneider 

    City Action 

  • 00:48

    Johnstone, Will 

    Nogo Noho 

  • 00:49

    David Holmes

    Don't Die Just Yet 

  • 00:50

    Becker 

    In The Mix 

  • 00:51

    Klaus Badelt

    Door Of Destiny 

  • 00:50

    Johnstone, Will 

    Nogo Noho 

  • 00:52

    Andy Potterton

    Chemical Shadows A 

    Composer: Mercuryhead .
  • 00:52

    Clemens Neufeld

    Scientific Research 

  • 00:53

    Julian Beeston

    Awaken to Beauty 

  • 00:53

    John Powell

    Victory Quest 

  • 00:53

    Klaus Badelt

    Door of Destiny 

  • 00:54

    John Powell

    Victory Quest 

  • 00:54

    David Robidoux 

    Futuresonic 

  • 00:55

    Gavin Greenaway

    Mission Objective 

  • 00:55

    Barry Gray

    Event Horizon 

  • 00:56

    Gregor F. Narholz

    Riding To Santa Fe 

  • 00:28

    Gavin Greenaway

    Mission Objective 

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Jeremy Clarkson
Presenter Richard Hammond
Presenter James May
Star in a Reasonably Priced Car Mark Wahlberg
Executive Producer Andy Wilman

Broadcasts

  • Sun 16 Nov 2008 20:00
  • Wed 19 Nov 2008 19:00
  • Wed 19 Nov 2008 23:20
  • Sat 10 Jan 2009 19:45
  • Fri 10 Apr 2009 19:00
  • Sun 26 Apr 2009 20:00
  • Sun 7 Mar 2010 19:00
  • Sun 31 Oct 2010 19:00
  • Thu 25 Nov 2010 19:00

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