So if you’re like me, you watch a boatload of Top Gear. If you’re like me, you idolize the way their “tame racing driver” takes any car on their track and just demolishes it. Not literally “demolishes it” – the car is still in one piece, but he pushes each car to the max and makes it look ridiculously easy to drive.
They even have awesome intros when they are about to show a scene with The Stig driving, like:
- “Some say that he faces magnetic north and his legs are hydraulic. “
- “Some say his skin has the texture of a dolphin and if you tune your radio to 88.4, you can hear his thoughts.”
- “Some say if you lick his chest, it tastest exactly the same as a pickalilly”
- “Some say he is illegal in 17 U.S. States and he blinks this way (fingers are pinching sideways)”
Here’s a little background from Wikipedia:
The Stig’s name is derived from presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s days at Repton School where, according to Clarkson, new students were always called “Stig”. A proposed name for the Stig was originally “The Gimp” until protests from Perry McCarthy put a stop to the idea. There have been two official Stigs on the show, while various other Stigs have made cameo appearances for particular episodes.
Were you ever curious to see who The Stig is? Wait no longer:
The coolest part? He wears a helmet all the time.