Amazon has revealed that its highly anticipated rival to Top Gear, The Grand Tour, will host shows in the UK, US and Germany and has opened a prize draw offering UK customers the chance to win tickets, travel and accommodation to the filming.
As part of its marketing efforts for Prime Day on 12 July - its annual discount day for Prime customers - Amazon is offering Prime customers the chance to win a trip to attend the UK studio recording of The Grand Tour which is expected to take place in the autumn.
The winners will receive £200 spending money, travel and accommodation for the show and will also have the opportunity to meet hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.
From today (7 July) Prime customers in the UK can enter The Grand Tour Prime Day Prize Draw by completing an online entry form on Amazon’s website.
“Fans have been asking us where The Grand Tour will be filming and how they can attend. We’re delighted to announce today new studio locations in the UK, US and Germany as we continue our plans to bring this anticipated Amazon Prime show to fans around the world,” said Jay Marine, vice president of Amazon Video Europe.
“The Grand Tour Prime Day Prize Draw opens today giving a chance for lucky customers to be the first to win tickets to join Jeremy, Richard and James in the studio.”
Anticipation for the return of Clarkson and co is in stark contrast to the BBC’s underwhelming reboot of Top Gear which saw Chris Evans resign after the show suffered its lowest ratings since 2002.
The addition of the UK, US and Germany shows follows on from an announcement in June that the first ever studio recording of the show would will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Grand Tour will launch in autumn 2016 exclusively for Amazon Prime members and the online retailer is expected to reveal more details on how customers can secure additional audience tickets.