Prime Gear presenter Freddie Flintoff crashes his automotive throughout filming

Top Gear presenter Freddie Flintoff crashes his car during filming

Top Gear: Freddie Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris

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Freddie Flintoff’s stint as host of Prime Gear has not precisely began easily, with the presenter crashing his automotive throughout filming.

The previous cricketer is as a consequence of take over the reins of the present alongside Paddy McGuinness following the departure of Matt LeBlanc.

Nevertheless, throughout filming of an electrical automotive race over the weekend in Mansfield city centre, Flintoff was seen crashing his automotive by the boundaries and right into a market stall.

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“Throughout filming in Mansfield city centre, which had been closed off to members of the general public for well being and security causes, Freddie’s electrical automotive struck an unmanned, un-stocked market stall,” a BBC spokesperson stated.

“Neither he nor anybody else was damage and filming accomplished as deliberate.”

The mayor of Mansfield took the positives out of the state of affairs, saying (through BBC Information): “To know that is the city the place Freddie Flintoff drove right into a market stall. We must always really identify that stall after him – it is going to be such an icon.”

We admire her optimism.

It’s believed that the scene will air as a part of the brand new sequence of Prime Gear subsequent yr.

Flintoff was introduced as a part of the brand new line-up of the BBC motoring present late final yr, the star talking of his pleasure to get the job.

“It isn’t typically you may have the possibility to do each of your dream jobs, however I am now fortunate sufficient to say I’ll have,” he stated. “I’ve at all times been obsessed with vehicles and I am so excited to be becoming a member of the Prime Gear staff.”

LeBlanc’s last sequence of Prime Gear is because of lastly premiere later this month on Sunday, February 17 on BBC Two.

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