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Is this The Grand Tour’s new test track?

In a recent article which Jeremy Clarkson wrote for the Sunday Times Magazine, there’s a page that states that The Grand Tour has its own punishing test track, in a secret location somewhere in Swindon. The listed highlights include an unexploded bomb, an electricity substation and an old lady’s house – so what location could be possibly be talking about?

Well for starters, how about RAF Wroughton?

RAF Wroughton is an airfield which sits about 4 miles (6 km) south of Swindon. It features several hangars, two fully maintained runways (with the longest being approximately 1 mile long), a collection of old houses nearby and is the home to Public Power Solutions, a commercial arm of Swindon Borough Council. Ticking a lot of boxes, isn’t it?

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Should this actually turn out to be the location of The Grand Tour’s new test track (and I’d bet my house that it will be), how do you think they Clarkson & Co should configure the new track layout?

Let us know in the comments below!

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4 comments

Danno October 31, 2016 at 8:56 pm

Carefully, so they don’t get sued.

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Spartan November 2, 2016 at 3:14 am

Its already set out, and cars have been running round it for months

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Scooby November 2, 2016 at 9:51 pm

Just by looking at it you can bet Johnathon woss would definetly be lost . . . . Again

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P. Lyu November 20, 2016 at 9:06 pm

How soon will Ferrari put the 488 on this track?Maybe next year when AF Corse beats Ford Chip Ganassi…XD

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