Jeremy Clarkson has announced that ‘The Grand Tour’ has officially come to an end.
There’s been some speculation that Clarkson and fellow geezers James May and Richard Hammond were exiting the show, and Clarkson has now confirmed their future with the Prime Video motoring show is indeed "no more".
"Been a busy day. No more Grand Tour after next year but a LOT more Clarkson's Farm," the 63-year-old captioned a sunset photo posted to his Instagram last week. "Which, this evening, is looking extremely lovely."
Clarkson also confirmed the trio's exit in an interview with The Times.
"We're done," he told the newspaper. "I have reviewed cars on TV since 1989. That's 34 years. And after next year, I won't be doing that any more."
It’s not yet known whether the iconic trio will appear on screen together again, but our fingers are certainly crossed, because those blokes know how to make some great TV.
Clarkson, Hammond and May hosted the BBC show Top Gear together from 2003 to 2015. When Clarkson was dismissed after punching a producer on set, May and Hammond also left, with all three moving to Prime Video in 2016 to film The Grand Tour.
Fans are pretty guttered about the news, one fan commented, "The end of Clarkson, Hammond and May in whatever it’s called is a sad day. Thank you for everything you did for petrol heads. And now farmheads!"
While another suggested, "Please start a podcast with the three of you, it can just be called the news and you rant for an hour about cars."
The good news is, we still have some Grand Tour specials yet to come out. The next Grand Tour special, filmed in Mauritania, will launch in February 2024, followed by the trio's final outing in Zimbabwe.
BBC executives recently announced they were resting Top Gear for the foreseeable future after host Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff was injured during filming last year.
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