The Stig Joins Formula E ... Might Make it Worth Watching

Some say that his helmet is sewn to his face, and that his underwear is actually a suit of bees. All we know is that Ben Collins' white Stig was (is?) the best part of the BBC's Top Gear. Now, with Collins' addition to the Formula E roster, the inaugural season of Formula E racing is really starting to look exciting! » 2/15/14 1:24pm 2/15/14 1:24pm

Ask Former Stig And James Bond Stunt Driver Anything You Want

Ben Collins is famous for being a successful race car driver, author, and Hollywood stunt driver, but you probably know him best as The Stig from Top Gear. Now that the helmet's off he can answer all your questions about being the world's most infamous wheelman and driving for James Bond in the movies. » 5/29/13 1:35pm 5/29/13 1:35pm

Why The Hell Is Apple Using A Fake Stig At WWDC?

Normally, Jalopnik will be the place you come for answers. Right now all we have is questions since someone who looks exactly like The Stig from Top Gear randomly appeared at Apple's World Wide Developers Conference today to promote that Game Center thing Apple keeps talking about but no one uses. » 6/11/12 2:12pm 6/11/12 2:12pm

Ryan Reynolds Is Officially Better Than Tom Cruise

British motoring show Top Gear is a popular stop on the U.K. interview circuit for two reasons: 1.) It's the most watched show... in the world; 2.) Entertainers get to measure up against their peers on a race track. In last night's episode, Ryan Reynolds takes on Tom Cruise's time. It's charming. » 2/13/12 10:30am 2/13/12 10:30am

Proof The Stig is not Bill Caswell

Some say The Stig is actually ginger rally racer, self-promoter and sometimes Jalopnik contributor and $500 Craigslist rally car driver, Bill Caswell. All we know is that Caswell never stops talking and therefore couldn't possibly be the Marcel Marceau of drivers. (Hat tip to Swine!) » 8/01/11 1:30pm 8/01/11 1:30pm

How the Stig tried to kill me

It turns out The Stig doesn't like it when you tell him halfway through a hot lap of Top Gear's UK test track, "I think Schumi was faster through here." How do I know? Because I told him just that. The result? He tried to scare me to death. Watch and see for yourself. » 7/29/11 10:30am 7/29/11 10:30am