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Ed Sheeran had his first ever driving lesson on Top Gear, and it went as well as you'd expect

Dat biting point tho.

Source: ©BBC Worldwide Ltd/Mark Yeoman

ED SHEERAN WAS on Top Gear last night.

He was the show’s Star In A Reasonably Priced Car, piloting a Vauxhall Astra around an airport racecourse.

There was just one thing: he’d never driven a car before. Like, literally never.

Source: ©BBC Worldwide Ltd/Mark Yeoman

“Before today I had never sat in the driver’s seat,” he told Jeremy Clarkson. “The reason I said yes to Top Gear is that I thought it would be funny.”

It went… about as well as you’d think.

THE ROAD ED. STAY ON THE ROAD.

IDEALLY IN A STRAIGHT LINE.

HANDS ON THE WHEEL!

NO, A STRAIGHT LINE! A STRAIGHT LINE ON THE… ON THE R… oh, I give up.

Somehow, he still managed to beat comedian Jack Whitehall’s lap time. AND nearly give Jeremy Clarkson an aneurysm. Fair play Ed.

Here’s the whole high-adrenaline experience:

Source: GearUp/YouTube

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