Top Gear’s Stig revealed!

Top Gear’s Stig revealed!

StigFans of Top Gear may want to prepare themselves for a new Stig very soon. When the first Stig Perry McCarthy revealed himself, he was quickly ejected from the show. Now, according to the UK’s Telegraph newspaper the current Stig has apparently ended the mystery, revealing himself as 33 year-old Ben Collins. Collins has raced professionally in everything from NASCAR to LeMans, and most recently was working as James Bond’s double for scenes of Quantum of Solace that required tricky wheel work.

After keeping his identity a secret for so long Collins himself apparently revealed his day job to the owner of an art gallery in Bristol, England when asking for help producing a limited-edition print of The Stig, himself.

A builder had also come across the famed white suit and gloves on display in a cabinet while doing work at Collins’ home, and there has been speculation in the past that Collins might be The Stig.

Collins’ future with the Top Gear show is now uncertain, but he has proved himself to be a world-class driver on the show and a good sport and that may be enough for a bright future in broadcasting or driving.

StigFans of Top Gear may want to prepare themselves for a new Stig very soon. When the first Stig Perry McCarthy revealed himself, he was quickly ejected from the show. Now, according to the UK’s Telegraph newspaper the current Stig has apparently ended the mystery, revealing himself as 33 year-old Ben Collins. Collins has raced professionally in everything from NASCAR to LeMans, and most recently was working as James Bond’s double for scenes of Quantum of Solace that required tricky wheel work.

After keeping his identity a secret for so long Collins himself apparently revealed his day job to the owner of an art gallery in Bristol, England when asking for help producing a limited-edition print of The Stig, himself.

A builder had also come across the famed white suit and gloves on display in a cabinet while doing work at Collins’ home, and there has been speculation in the past that Collins might be The Stig.

Collins’ future with the Top Gear show is now uncertain, but he has proved himself to be a world-class driver on the show and a good sport and that may be enough for a bright future in broadcasting or driving.

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