Daily Mail: Top Gear Has Eight Stigs

According to the Daily Mail, "The Stig" is not Ben Collins or any one masked driver. He is, in fact, a legion of eight, including Finnish F1 racer Heikki Kovalainen. Is this another misinformation campaign? » 1/27/09 9:30am 1/27/09 9:30am

Russ Swift in a Landie

Here at tha Jalop, we greatly admire the mad skills of Russ Swift, a man who may well be the United Kingdom's premier workin'-it-for-a-living hoon. Here he swaps his customary Mini for a Landie and keeps the high-CG sucker delicately balanced on two wheels. Good show, Mister Swift. Good show.

Two wheeling in a… » 7/11/07 10:30pm 7/11/07 10:30pm

Bleed for the Dancer: Clarkson on the 2CV


We posted the brilliant precision-driving-in-a-parking garage/death of an Austin clip from Clarkson's Heaven and Hell video a while back, but just fast forward to 5:24 if you've already seen it. According to Clarkson, the 2CV "Was built from used Algerians in an asbestos factory, and its weedy, useless little… » 1/27/07 1:15am 1/27/07 1:15am

Professional Hoon of the Day: Russ Swift

The Joie Chitwood of the UK, Russ Swift, knows a thing or forty about car control. So, naturally, Clarkson enlists him in an attempt to destroy an Austin Metro without actually killing it. Watch and all will become clear. » 12/15/06 3:30pm 12/15/06 3:30pm