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The council added: "We have spoken to the producers today to express our disappointment and we welcome the statement from Top Gear presenter Chris Evans who has said this footage will not be shown." Evans apologised "unreservedly" after scenes for the new series were filmed near the 95-year-old war memorial in central London.
The council said respect for the Cenotaph "is vitally important" and a lengthy discussion took place prior to filming.
“In this case, permission was given for the Top Gear car to drive down Whitehall before moving to another location," the statement said.
"At no time had the BBC producers made Westminster City Council aware that the car was going to be doing anything but drive down Whitehall." The stunt driver left tyre marks surrounding the women's memorial, which marks the efforts made by women in the war.
The women's memorial, sculpted by artist John W Mills, was unveiled by The Queen in 2005 after the likes of Dame Vera Lynn and Baroness Boothroyd led a fundraising effort.
Mr Mills, 83, said: "I think it's pretty silly quite frankly.
It's a pretty silly thing to do, to skid down Whitehall, anyway. Once they're in the bubble of their fast motor car they cut the rest of the world out in their thinking. It's not only disrespect, it's stupid." Burnt rubber also scorched the road outside the Cabinet Office where the driver performed doughnuts just 100m from the Cenotaph.
"It does show a disregard not only for what the public think of it... Evans, speaking outside the Radio 2 studios following his Monday breakfast show, said the entire Top Gear team was "mortified" by the reaction to the stunt.