'Top Gear' crew Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May sign three-season deal with Amazon

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Former Top Gear Stars Move to Amazon Prime

Former "Top Gear" hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May have signed a three-season deal for a new show on Amazon.

Amazon beat out Netflix in the negotiations, who was initially interested in picking up the trio behind one of the world's most successful and popular shows for car fanatics.

The show is still untitled, but will be produced by former "Top Gear" executive producer, Andy Wilman.

Clarkson and Hammond tweeted the news on Thursday morning.

Even the streaming service took to social media to announce the good news.

Amazon did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment and additional details about the series.

Clarkson was fired from BBC earlier this year following an altercation between him and the show's producer, in which Clarkson punched Oisin Tymon. After Clarkson left the show, Hammond and May followed. The broadcaster then revealed that the hit show will be revamped with radio personality Chris Evans.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson greets Alice Beer after watching the match between Gilles Simon of France and Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia during day three of the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club on June 17, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson gestures as he arrives at the Ticketpro Dome for the Clarkson, Hammond and May Live Show held in Johannesburg on June 10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
HAMMERSMITH, ENGLAND - MARCH 25: Top Gear presenter James May poses for a photograph outside his home on March 25, 2015 in Hammersmith, London, England. Mr May is currently awaiting news on the future of the BBC programme Top Gear. His co-presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, today heard the news that his contract would not be renewed with the BBC after he was involved in what was described as a 'fracas' with a producer on the show. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
British TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson leaves his flat on a bicycle in west London on March 25, 2015. The BBC announced on March 25, 2015 that it was dropping one of its most popular presenters, 'Top Gear' host Jeremy Clarkson, after he verbally and physically attacked a producer. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson arrives at the Ticketpro Dome behind the wheel of a South African taxi for the filming of the Clarkson, Hammond and May Live show held in Johannesburg on June 10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / STEFAN HEUNIS (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 20: The Stig sighting at The BBC on March 20, 2015 in London, England. The Stig arrived in a tank to deliver a petition, Change.orgs fastest ever growing campaign to bosses, demanding they reinstate suspended host Jeremy Clarkson following his fracas with producer Oisin Tymon. (Photo by SAV/GC Images)
TV host Jeremy Clarkson gestures as he takes his place in the stands before the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Wednesday, March 11, 2015. The controversial Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC, in the wake of what has been described as a "fracas" with a producer. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
(L-R) Top Gear presenters James May and Jeremy Clarkson chat with Absolute Radio presenter Christian O'Connell at Absolute Radio studios on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in London. (Photo by Miles Willis/Invision/AP)
British TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson arrives with his daughter on the red carpet for the UK Premiere of Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, at a central London cinema, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011. (AP Photo / Joel Ryan)
British Tv Presenter of Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson, left, chats to Australian actor Eric Bana as they arrive for the UK Premiere of Star Trek at a Leicester Square cinema in London, Monday April 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 23: Jeremy Clarkson seen returning home on a bike on March 23, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle/GC Images)
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British Tv Presenter of Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson, left, chats to Australian actor Eric Bana as they arrive for the UK Premiere of Star Trek at a Leicester Square cinema in London, Monday April 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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Since it first aired in the U.K. in 2002, "Top Gear" has grown from a straightforward show about cars into a global phenomena watched by 350 million viewers in 170 countries. According to the New York Times, Clarkson was paid about $1.5 million a year to present the show, making him one of the network's most highly-paid employees.

The series was a fast-paced and stunt-filled motoring show that tests whether cars live up to their manufacturers claims.

"Top Gear" first aired in 1977 as a conventional motoring magazine show before being relaunched by the BBC in 2002 with hosts Clarkson, Hammond and May, along with Test Driver mascot, The Stig.

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