At times you do what you have to for your children.
On July 22, 2007, during severe flooding, Hammond left his Porsche 911 - in which he had been stuck in traffic for 13 hours - to run home for his daughter's birthday. He ran 16 miles (26 km) in two-and-a-half hours (from 3am to 5:30 am), arriving home before his daughter woke up.
Full thing here
Their silly, their funny, but those simple blokes really are some the best guys out there.