Brian Johnson is an English singer and lyricist who has been the lead singer for the rock band AC/DC since 1980. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003 along with the other members of the band. A car and racing enthusiast, Brian Johnson currently enjoys racing his vintage race cars: a Royale RP-4, Pilbeam MP84, and a Lola T-70 MK1, which he races in vintage and historic races throughout the United States. In 2006 he took part in car racing reality television series The Race, broadcast on Sky One in the UK. On 26 July 2009 Johnson appeared as the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car on the BBC television programme Top Gear. His time of 1:45.9 ties him with Simon Cowell and Kevin McCloud for the second fastest time in the Chevrolet Lacetti, just 0.1 seconds behind Jay Kay.