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Former Top Gear Stig, Ben Collins, lists the five worst cars he’s ever driven

Being The Stig on Top Gear has its privileges but the best perk that comes along with the job is driving every single vehicle that hits the Top Gear track. Writing over at Drive.com.au, former Stig Ben Collins listed the five worst cars he’s ever driven: Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione: “…the worst supercar I ever […]

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Report: Tiff Needell replaces Collins as The Stig… for a limited time

Earlier this year, BBC and Top Gear lost a court battle with former Stig Ben Collins, which ended up revealing his identity as the Stig. After revealing himself as the race car driver in the white suite. Collins went on to publish an autobiography and co-host Five’s Fifth Gear – a competitor of Top Gear. […]

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Crop Gear: Top Gear goes to ‘Stig Farm’ to pick new driver for the show

BBC’s Top Gear is working hard to find a replacement for the third Stig, who recently ousted himself as Ben Collins. Top Gear presenter and Sun columnist Jeremy Clarkson recently joined fellow presenters of the show to inspect a herd of carefully bred of the show’s tame race car drivers. A source said: “Fans don’t know […]

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The Stig helmet fetches $5,388 at auction

The white helmet worn by the Stig on Top Gear fetched a surprising £3,400 ($5,388 USD). The helmet was sold by Sophia Vaizey, 30, of Hove, who worked on Top Gear for 18 months as a production coordinator. She received the helmet as a gift from the Top Gear crew as her departing gift. The helmet, […]

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Video: The Stig… we mean… Ben Collins drives the Nissan LEAF

Some say he’s from Bristol – others say that he’s hated by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May and Top Gear all together. All we know is, he’s called the Stig… well, no, he’s just Ben Collins. Here is a video review of Ben Collins getting behind the new Nissan LEAF EV. Basically, we’re watching […]

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Ben Collins to join Fifth Gear

Since leaving, BBC Ben Collins, the former Stig on Top Gear, has been busy publishing his book “The Man in the White Suit: The Stig, Le Mans, The Fast Lane And Me.” It was rumored last week that Ben Collins is looking to start his own show that would rival Top Gear. It is now […]

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Ben Collins wants to start his own show to rival Top Gear

Ben Collins is probably starting to get on the nerves of BBC and the Top Gear team. Collins, who recently revealed himself as The Stig, says he’s eager to have his own show in which he would be the host. Collins recently revealed himself as The Stig after winning a court case brought forward by BBC […]

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