• Jun 21, 2009
Jeremy Clarkson has written that some time after the new season of Top Gear begins tonight at 8 p.m. on British televisions, "Stig barges into the studio and in an atmosphere that you could cut with a knife removes his helmet."

Ostensibly, that means we'll finally learn the identity of the white-suited mystery man of motorsports. Of course, "removes his helmet" is a long way from actually finding out who The Stig is. And coming from TG's Master of Shenanigans – and after the last time The Stig was "revealed" – well, let's just say we're not ready to fall for the ol' banana in the tailpipe trick just yet. Hat tip to everyone and their fathers.

[Sources: The Daily Mail UK; BBC | Photo Credit: Jalopnik]


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      • 5 Years Ago
      couldnt they just put some random guy in the suite and have him take off his helmet but it wouldnt even be close to the actual guy that drives?
      • 5 Years Ago
      keep this hush hush but i know its michael schumaker, it was filmed the other day as bacardi promotion.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I'd rather not know
      • 5 Years Ago
      Wasn't half the fun NOT knowing who that man in white was listening to those god awful classical music tracks? Leave the Stig in his suit....ratings must be on a decline.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Might be Ben Collins I guess.
      • 5 Years Ago
      I think this is their new gimmick for introducing guests on the show. They get "the Stig" to come onstage and take their helmet off, and it is that weeks guest!
      • 5 Years Ago
      It's normally Ben Collins.

      That was Schumi's personal FXX - sadly you didn't see him get in or out, as the MS product logo is in red on the inside door sill. Hence they were able to break the Stig continuity and 'reveal' the Stig this week.

      http://www.ilferrarista.com/fxx_Schumacher_3.jpg
        • 5 Years Ago
        Agreed. It's Ben Collins. In a couple of videos you can hear his voice and it's Ben Collins without a doubt.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Michael Schumaher is on the show as a guest, so.... but thats unlikely.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Yawn...
      • 5 Years Ago
      Keep this in mind as you look and closely study the cover picture for this story with 7 identical "Stigs" in like poses.

      There have been at least that many, if not many, many more "Stigs".

      Is this the 1950's and we all just purchased our televisions in from the corner shop?

      Some of us clearly needed to pay more attention watching Mr. Rodger's Neighborhood. There was a clear separation when the train traveled into make-believe land and joined Kind Thursday and Cousin Owl, kids.
      • 5 Years Ago
      It is Schumacher, just been revealed on TV!
      • 5 Years Ago
      Honestly, I don't care to know. It's the driving skills and lap performances that captures my attention, not the name. It could be Lindsey Lohan for all I'd care...
        • 5 Years Ago
        I swear all of you retards that believe there was actually, at any one point, a STIG, must all believe in fairy tales.

        Here's how it is. Top Gear does not want any of you retards arguing about inconsistancies in lap times in regards to driver skill. So, when it comes time to actually tape a show, instead of revealing that the BBC has some one different drive a car for lap times around the track almost every time they tape, they dress them in matching driving suits every time. Keep in mind professional drivers have much the same frame so they will look alike in the same white suite and helmet. They also have busy scheudules that demand their time world wide, so no one STIG can commit to a season long taping schedule. I saw the god damn episode where the supposed STIG is killed and drives off the end of a ship. Shut up.

        Also, there is no Santa Claus. Sorry about that.
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