“The problem came when we were asked what New York’s JFK airport was called before it was named after the dead president. No one on my team knew.”
“And as I looked around the room, I could see that the great aviation encyclopaedia known as James May didn’t know either.”
The car-enthusiast admitted he was “happy” his co-star James didn’t know the answer as Jeremy assumed victory in the quiz.
“This made me happy, because I’ve seen Goodfellas. So I did know. I, therefore, snatched up the pen, and wrote, with quite a flourish, ‘Edelweiss’ on the answer sheet,” he remarked.