- D​id you ever lie down in the park with a plastic toy car?

Your questions answered by James May

Update: I've answered some of them.

21w ago

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Updated 20 July: I've answered them. Look at the comments.

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H​ere is an opportunity as rare as lockdown. Your chance to ask a fat-faced bloke with crap hair absolutely anything you want, and he is obliged to answer.

U​nless, that is, you are being rude or impertinent, or particularly irrelevant, or pretending to be an innocent participant while working in secret for a marketing agency, in which case he won't.

A​nd, inevitably, as you work your way down through the small print of this once-in-a-lifetime proposition, it becomes ever less appealing. It's a bit like one of those souvenir plates featuring the face of someone from the royal family, which you pay for through a crippling monthly direct debit that will be inherited by your grandchildren long after you're gone.

H​e's only going to answer five questions. Which five, I hear you cry, from the misery of your confinement? That's where you come in (or go out, if you've already had enough of this).

S​imply leave your question in the comments section below. Once you've posted, you're duty bound to award one of the other questions a TribeCoin badge. In a couple of weeks we'll find the five questions with the most awards and May will answer them right here on DriveTribe (Unless they're inappropriate - see above).

If you need more TribeCoin simply click on the golden C in the top right of your screen. And you can read our Guide to TribeCoin if you are of a suspicious nature and you think we're going to steal your identity and sell it to a foreign superpower.

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Comments (967)

  • Why is it when you transport something by ship, it’s called ‘cargo’ but if you transport something by car, it’s called a ‘shipment’?

      5 months ago
    • I am curious of this as well. I suspect it has something to do with old english and receiving a shipment from abroad which was transported by an actual ship.

        5 months ago
    • To add to this, why does one drive on a parkway and park in a driveway?

        5 months ago
  • May, this isn’t the topic of cars. My fiancé and I spent MANY date nights watching you and your adventures. We always said if we could have a celebrity at our wedding..it would be you three. SO MY QUESTION: would you care for in invitation to a wedding just outside of Dallas, Texas. December 21st 2021?

      5 months ago
  • What's your best memory from working on Top Gear?

      5 months ago
    • It’s actually from Grand Tour, if that’s allowed. It was during our Namibian beach-buggy adventure. We turned in-land to make our way from the beach to Windhoek, and my car faltered because of some crap in the distributor (old Beetle...

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        4 months ago
    • Nice, man. Take care, and thank you.

        4 months ago
  • Hi James, my name is Rahil and I’m a 14 year old living in London. When I grow up, I would absolutely love to become a full time motoring journalist but I just don’t know how to get out there if you know what I mean. If you read this, then well thanks for reading and I hope you have a great day!

      5 months ago
    • He already did a YouTube video on this. On the Drive Tribe channel and it's called James May explains how to become a motoring journalist.

        5 months ago
    • I haven't watched the video in a year but im pretty sure he went over that as well. I believe he said to make a YouTube channel and start doing videos and create a following for yourself. Which in turn makes you more desirable as journalist since...

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        5 months ago
  • How many times have you, Hammond, and Clarkson almost “accidentally” killed each other, either while filming or otherwise?

      5 months ago
    • I’ve never ‘almost accidentally’ killed either of them. I’ve just failed.

        4 months ago
    • Keep trying; I believe in you.

        4 months ago

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