Richard Hammond on James May crash: "I thought my mate was dead"

27 September 2022, 20:20

Richard Hammond on James May's crash!

The Grand Tour is back on Prime Video and Richard Hammond told Chris Moyles about the near-deadly accident that left him fearing for James May's life.

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Richard Hammond feared James May was dead after his horror crash while filming The Grand Tour.

The 52-year-old TV presenter feared the worst when his 59-year-old co-host smashed his motor up while shooting a stunt in Norway for the latest instalment of their Amazon driving show.

Speaking on The Chris Moyles Show, he said: "I don't know what came over him, genuinely, I don't [...] he really wanted to win. But he came through."

He added: "We were genuinely concerned and I thought me mate was dead."

Watch our interview with Hammond above.

The Grand Tour Presents: A Scandi Flick is on Amazon Prime Video from 16th September 2022.

Richard Hammond describes the moment James May crashed on The Grand Tour
Richard Hammond describes the moment James May crashed on The Grand Tour. Picture: Radio X/ Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

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