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The Stig's identity is revealed

Stile got this one right about 6 months ago

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Top Gear Stig's identity revealed?

The Stig trains a celebrity how to race round the Top Gear track each week


The identity of The Stig, the unknown driver who tests high performance cars on Top Gear, has apparently been revealed.

Several papers named the mysterious driver as Ben Collins.

Collins, who began racing professionally in 1994, was a stunt driver in the James Bond movie Quantum Of Solace and has appeared as himself on Top Gear a number of times.

The BBC has refused to confirm or deny whether Collins is The Stig.

"We never comment on speculation as to whom or what The Stig is" said a spokesperson in a statement.

Perry McCarthy, a former Formula 1 driver, used to be The Stig.

However, he was 'killed off' when he revealed his identity in his 2002 autobiography.

There's been no comment from Collins so far on his reported alter-ego - so Newsbeat won't be spoiling the surprise by putting his picture up just yet.

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some say he eats GP2 drivers.....

some run at the thought of having known his name

we just call him...out of work

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some say he eats GP2 drivers.....

some run at the thought of having known his name

we just call him...out of work
Hahaha!

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stig = gits backwards

kind of creepy...but I still like him...liked his music choices while burnin' tires

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Some say he is the illegitimately cloned son of Barack Obama
Others say he chews on gravel to prevent his teeth from getting too sharp

All we know is that he is called The Stig
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Some say he is the secret love child of Cap't Pete and Chrishawk.
Others say he is so macho that even Chaz is scared of him.
All we know is that he is called Bas, erh no, I mean The Stig.

Phew, I nearly revealed his real identity

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Impossible... and I'll tell you why: Archie... I am your father
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Others say he is so macho that even Chaz is scared of him.
All we know is that he is called Bas, erh no, I mean The Stig.
well... this is true
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I knew the Stig was Bas, because I saw him leave the Tg test track in a Fiat 500, and he hit a Ferrari on his way out

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I knew the Stig was Bas, because I saw him leave the Tg test track in a Fiat 500, and he hit a Ferrari on his way out
Intentionally!

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most remarkably: without damaging the 500 !
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Some say he is three. Ben Collins is only one of them
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Stile got this one right about 6 months ago
wish I hadn't!

next thing you know, people will be taking me seriously here!

we don't want THAT to happen! hehehehehe

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