Top Gear – 24-hour diesel edurance race – Can fuel economy win a race?

December 17, 2007

The TopGear presentors (James May, Jeremy Clarkson, and Richard Hammond) are participating in a 24 hour endurance race at Silverstone. Their car, a used BMW 330i turbo-diesel. In leiu of Audi’s successful R10 TDI leMans victories, they set out to see how a road going car will fair in this grueling race of will and test of reliability.

Part 2
http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=h0q2SHL…

Part 3
http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=yoSjmdY…

Part 4
http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=e-gW5j6…

Part 5
http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=zZUAIpt…

Part 6
http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=5HBYHVT… (


Rob Newman’s History of Oil

December 11, 2007

 Rob Newman’s insightful stand-up comedy routine on how oil has affected history over the past 100 years.

So much truth in what is said. The humor only adds to the idea that people will actually remember the information presented. This is how history should be taught!