It’s a modern-day hare versus tortoise race tonight, as the guys travel from New York City to Niagara Falls.

The trip should be a breeze for Jeremy, who is driving the ferocious and flashy Ford GT, described as a ‘racing car for the road’, and drawing envious looks from passers- by.

And James May’s weapon of choice? Public transport.

Plus, he’s accompanied by Richard Hammond, nursing a broken leg from his horror crash in Switzerland. Surely the result is a no-brainer?

Meanwhile, there’s more celebrity petrolhead action as cricketer Kevin Pietersen takes to the track against baseball player Brian Wilson.