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      11-07-2010, 01:17 AM   #1
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Cool Top Gear Breeds New Stig at the Stig Farm

To promote its selection of a new Stig, Top Gear has released this amusing look into the selection process - at the Stig Farm.

http://www.bbcamerica.com/content/23...jsp?bc_id=2032


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      11-07-2010, 01:22 AM   #2
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A better way than "kill off" the old stig like the Black suited Perry McCarthy....
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      11-07-2010, 01:27 AM   #3
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I still think "The Stig" is just cover for various manufacturer's test drivers and competitive races (535d vs 535i couple years ago...or something similar)....
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I still think "The Stig" is just cover for various manufacturer's test drivers and competitive races (535d vs 535i couple years ago...or something similar)....
I think you are thinking down the wrong track here.
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Some say he knows two facts about ducks...and both of them are wrong. And that his left nipple is the same shape...as the Nurburgring. All we know is...HE'S CALLED THE STIG!
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I think you are thinking down the wrong track here.


And you really believe The Stig's can swim 10 lengths under water, and he got banned from the Chelsea flower show.
But I do think he loves the sound of vuvuzela and learning Morse code...
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He was very publically fired, we'll soon see anyway, he was always listed in the credits, it's Ben Collins isn't in the credits then it's not him, plus he's now working for 5th Gear as a presenter.
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Ben Collins was the main Stig, though he wasn't the sole Stig as they had guest professional drivers filling in, either at the request of the manufacturer as was the case with the Ferrari FXX or when he was competing in his professional capacity as a racing driver. No doubt his replacement will be equally as gifted a driver and the whole mystery as to who is the Stig will begin again.
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The video is still on the BBC site

http://www.bbcamerica.com/content/23...jsp?bc_id=2032
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LMAO at the "some stigs think they can write books" stab. hahaha
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either at the request of the manufacturer as was the case with the Ferrari FXX
But in the case of the FXX it was Schumachers personal car.
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But in the case of the FXX it was Schumachers personal car.
Exactly and to keep the illusion going Schuy dressed as the Stig. It's almost impossible for Ben to have been available for the entire season and every episode.
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Exactly and to keep the illusion going Schuy dressed as the Stig. It's almost impossible for Ben to have been available for the entire season and every episode.
Why would it have been impossible, Clarkson, May and Hammond did it, as did the director and all the other production staff, it wouldn't be any different for Ben.
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I bet you any money the new Stig will be Russ Swift or possibly he's son.
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That video made my day; I my ass off: "look at this one... no idear at all."

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haha awesome video. Maybe a chick driver this time? Like Sabine Schmitz?
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Season 15 was such a judas with only 6 episodes but Season 16 is supposed to start in January so I'm happy
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So...are stig's cousins breed from the same barn???
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haha awesome video. Maybe a chick driver this time? Like Sabine Schmitz?
OHHHHHHH....WANT!!!!
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Ben Collins was the main Stig, though he wasn't the sole Stig as they had guest professional drivers filling in, either at the request of the manufacturer as was the case with the Ferrari FXX or when he was competing in his professional capacity as a racing driver. No doubt his replacement will be equally as gifted a driver and the whole mystery as to who is the Stig will begin again.
I agree, Ben Collins was not the only Stig, but he was the main one.
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