Each title in the Real-life Stories series looks at a celebrity who is at the top of their game and the height of their career. We take a look at how they got to where they are today, what their daily life is like and where they are going next. Car-mad Richard Hammond worked in radio before that all important audition for Top Gear. Alongside Jeremy Clarkson and James May, Richard Hammond presents Top Gear, the number one show for anyone interested in cars. Travelling all over the world, taking part in challenges and reviewing the latest motors Richard Hammond seems to have the dream job. But there is more to him than just cars...he has presented science shows, a challenge game show and nature documentaries. Find out all about the man nicknamed the Hamster by his co-presenters; what inspires him, who his celebrity mates are, just how many cars he owns, what his favourite food is, and much more. Readers get a close up view of Richard Hammond and his career; with interesting facts, fun trivia and quotes. Have a go at the Richard Hammond quiz, and find out what he likes to do in his spare time!