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VIDEO: New Top Gear Clip Hints At Black Stig Comeback

Posted in Newsworthy, Pop Culture, Scandal, Stunts, The Show, Videos by Suzanne Denbow | February 6th, 2009 | 1 Response |

Following last month’s scandalous newsbreak outing Ben Collins as Top Gear‘s mysterious stunt driver, the White Stig, rumors immediately began swirling suggesting that Collins’ days with Top Gear were numbered. Since the show’s inception, both Top Gear and their broadcasting network, the BBC, have insisted on The Stig’s true identity remaining a mystery – apparently at all costs. Although current seasons of the show feature the White Stig, many true gearheads remember the Black Stig, the orginal character with whom Top Gear began. Unfortunately, after British racer Perry McCarthy identified the Black Stig, naming himself as the man behind the mask, Top Gear quickly wrote him out of the script in true TG style. In the Black Stig’s final episode, the famous stuntman was sent to meet his maker after sailing over the edge of an air-craft carrier at 109 mph in a Jaguar XJS. After laying the Black Stig to rest in his watery grave, TG promptly replaced him with the White Stig. A new video that has recently surfaced suggests a different ending though, one in which the Black Stig lives.

Lacking any official confirmation from TG themselves, we can’t confirm exactly what this new wrinkle means, but we can recommend that Collins’ begin polishing up that ol’ resume of his…

Check out the video after the jump

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  1. Robbert says:

    by his walk, I’d say: Kimi Raikoennen?