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Jeremy Clarkson took his last lap on the Top Gear track

2015-07-14 15:12

Los Angeles - Jeremy Clarkson felt "sad" driving around the Top Gear track for the final time.

The 55-year-old TV star - who was sacked by the BBC earlier this year for punching a producer in a row over a steak - drove around the show's track at Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey in aid of charity.

Before embarking on the lap, Jeremy asked his Twitter followers which of three sports cars - two Ferraris and a Mercedes-Benz - he should use, saying:

And following the lap, Jeremy revealed the mixed emotions he experienced having taken to the track for one final run.

He tweeted:

Meanwhile, Jeremy's replacement, Chris Evans, recently said he has "big shoes" to fill and the responsibility has led him to feel like sci-fi character Doctor Who.

He said: "There have been 34 presenters before me, so it's a bit like Doctor Who.

"When I took over Terry Wogan's Radio 2 show, people kept saying 'I had big shoes to fill' and they keep saying it again now.

"By the way, Jeremy is very tall, so they're even bigger shoes to fill."

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