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Supercars in Lancaster as Top Gear films across Lancashire

Written by on June 16, 2020

Three iconic supercars have been spotted in the Lancaster area ahead of Top Gear filming in the area today (June 16).

A silver Jaguar XJ220, red Lamborghini Diabolo, and red Ferrari F40 were seen parked in the city centre’s Holiday Inn car park on Monday ahead of filming across Lancashire and Yorkshire.

No official announcement of their arrival was made but videos of the super cars quickly flooded social media.

Lancashire Police even got in on the act, sharing pictures of the three classics to its Twitter followers.

A spokesperson from Lancashire Road Police said: “Top Gear filming in the Lancashire/Yorkshire counties tomorrow.

“Cars being prepared for tomorrows filming.”

Whether filming has gone ahead is currently unknown, with Lancashire doused in another day of heavy rain.

The Lancaster area is also expecting lightning, with a a 50% chance of thunderstorms this afternoon from 5pm to 6pm.

Andrew Flintoff, from Preston, presents the current format of Top Gear alongside Bolton’s Paddy McGuinness.

Lamborghini Diablo

The duo joined the show in 2018, taking over from former Friends actor Matt LeBlanc.

Automotive journalist Chris Harris joins the pair to add some detailed car knowledge.

It is understood they are in the Ribblehead area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park today, with filming in and around the red and white rose counties to last until tomorrow.