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Top Gear’s Freddie Flintoff gets behind the wheel again just days after high speed crash

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received behind the wheel again after his drag race crash (Picture: Eamonn and James Clarke)

Freddie Flintoff has proved that a bit drag race crash isn’t going to cease him from getting behind the wheel.

The cricketer was driving a trike when it veered off the observe at Elvington Airfield, close to York, at high speed whereas filming .

But days later, the 41-year-old was noticed wanting combating match as he received into his convertible Rolls Royce in Cheshire on Thursday.

He’s manufactured from stern stuff, our Freddie.

The TV star didn’t appear in any respect bothered by his crash, which occurred on the similar observe that left in a coma a decade earlier.

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The Top Gear presenter seemed combating match (Picture: Eamonn and James Clarke)
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He didn’t appear in any respect nervous as he received into his convertible Rolls Royce (Picture: Eamonn and James Clarke)

The sportsman had been racing a jet trike in the horror smash – which in contrast to a car  – leaves you just about uncovered.

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He got here out principally unscathed although, as his full racing go well with and helmet appeared to maintain any accidents at bay.

Looking again, Freddie’s admitted  he most likely took issues a bit too far throughout the race, however insisted he is ‘absolutely fine’ regardless of the crash.

He instructed MailOnline: ‘I go to great lengths to make sure I do well in Top Gear drag races, but on this occasion I went a few lengths too far.’ ‘It will look more ridiculous than dangerous when you see it on TV,’ he mentioned.

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It comes after a trike he was racing veered off beam (Picture: Eamonn and James Clarke)

Sounds like Freddie had a fortunate escape at the course, which beforehand noticed former Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond crash there and left in a coma for 2 weeks.

The near-death accident again in 2006 left Richard with reminiscence loss and unable to recognise his spouse, Mindy.

A witness instructed the Sun that Freddie ‘could have been killed’ in the horror accident.

‘He was going flat out,’ David Robinson recalled. ‘Then there was an almighty bang. Dust was flying in every single place and everybody raced over.

‘He was so lucky it wasn’t worse, particularly after Richard Hammond’s crash.’

Freddie is a part of the newest Top Gear presenting line-up following Richard, James May and Jeremy Clarkson’s departures in 2015. He now fronts the car present alongside Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris.

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