Posts Tagged ‘The Stig’

9 Jun 2010: Top Gear expected back on June 27. Maybe.

The new season of Top Gear is apparently due to hit our screens on June 27, according to the latest edition of its spin-off magazine. Or is it?

13 Apr 2010: Competition: Meet The Stig and drive the Top Gear track

Ever fancied trying your hand at legendary, world-famous corners like Hammerhead, Gambon and the Bacharach Bend – in something more glamorous than a reasonably-priced car? Look no further.

20 Nov 2009: Top Gear: Why James May is becoming the ultimate geek made good

It’s our habit to review the first episode of Top Gear in a new season to see how well the formula is still working – and this time around we’ve come to rather a startling conclusion. Increasingly, it’s all about James May.

21 Jun 2009: Top Gear: The Stig unmasked – it’s Schumi!

It is said that he once ate 15 jars of pickled onions then refused to use the bathroom for a week. And secret racing driver cabals meet to worship stacks of his used tyres. Who else could The Stig be but Schumi?

21 Jun 2009: Trailer for tonight’s new series of Top Gear

Tonight The Stig is unmasked on BBC Two in front of a waiting nation. Michael Schumacher? Lewis Hamilton? Billie Piper? Oh, no, not Jason Kay, for the love of God.

5 Jun 2009: F1: what is the MP4-24 good for? Here’s an answer…

You may be able to think of a few uses for this year’s McLaren that are not exactly what the makers intended. But driving it through a giant vat of paint…?

17 Feb 2009: So, does The Stig wear socks? Check for yourself…

Some say he invented Branston Pickle and that if you insult his mother, he will headbutt you in the chest. Others claim he once wrestled an elephant to the ground using the power of his mind and an alarming hairstyle. Well, now you can potentially check all this out for yourself.

30 Jan 2009: Over the white line: a sign of the times for Bentley

What is the world coming to when you have to instruct your staff to run the Bentley on used chip fat?

23 Jan 2009: Over the white line: Ben Collins is still The Stig…

What we’d really like to know is, if Ben Collins (aka The Stig) was a stunt driver on recent Bond film A Quantum of Solace, how many Aston Martins does he have on his conscience?

5 Dec 2008: Over the white line: humble pie and Rocket Red

This week the most exciting thing to happen was the long-awaited appearance of a coveted McLaren rocket red victory shirt through the letterbox of Brits on Pole Global HQ – and, gosh, it is red.

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