The Stig

Why The Stig Is Welcoming The 'Top Gear' Revamp

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Entertainment

Top Gear’s former Stig Ben Collins has welcomed the changes that the show is currently undergoing, claiming that the BBC Two motoring show was in ne...

FIRST LOOK At Dermot's New BBC Motoring Show

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

The first peek at Dermot O’Leary’s new motoring show, ‘The Getaway Car’, is finally here. The former ‘X Factor’ host will host the all-...

Now The BBC's Got Dermot Hosting A Car Show In Primetime

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

The game of musical chairs around star presenters and car programmes continues, with the BBC confirming today that it has commissioned 'The Getaway Ca...

Can Top Gear Continue Without Jeremy Clarkson? Two Former Stigs Weigh In

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

As Jeremy Clarkson’s future at Top Gear continues to hang in the balance, two former Stigs have weighed in over whether the show can survive without...

Feeling Anxious? Driving Around Can Help Calm Your Nerves

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When we're feeling anxious and overwhelmed, sometimes there's no better way to de-stress than jumping in the car and going for a relaxing drive. W...

Watch The Stig Do A Bungee Jump INSIDE An F1 Car

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Tech

Just when you're about to give up on Top Gear out of sheer exhaustion at the various scandals, campaigns and apologies surrounding its presenters, the...

'Top Gear' Circuit Added To Google Street View (Complete With Resident Stig)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

The Top Gear circuit around which so many celebs have hurled their reasonably price cars has been added to Google Street View. The track at Dunsfol...

Young Drivers

Ben Collins | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Collins

A study in Sweden, and elsewhere, has shown that pre-license training can cut the rate of attrition for young drivers by 41%, compared to their late-starting peers, because it prepared them mentally before and during their first experiences on the road.

Fast and Furious.. 6

Ben Collins | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ben Collins

Fast and Furious 6 is like the Jurassic Park of car movies. We filmed the car chases in urban jungles, loaded with sprawling and dangerous cliff side roads where the primordial beasts at our disposal could shake the landscape with the roar of nearly 100,000 horse power.

Car Technology Driving Us Mad

Ben Collins | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Tech
Ben Collins

More recently car manufacturers have been swinging left faster than a Tory manifesto. Modern cars are turning into communists that won't let us do anything without the intervention of a higher authority, and it's dangerous.

INTERVIEW: Ex-Stig Ben Collins On Being Daniel Craig's 'Skyfall' Stunt Man..

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ex-Stig Ben Collins is a busy man. So busy he has yet to see 'Skyfall', despite having to step into the pretty impressive shoes of Daniel Craig as a s...

Mission Motorsport

Nancy Atkinson-Turner | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Nancy Atkinson-Turner

Every so often in life you come across someone so inspiring that it stops you in your tracks. Their passion, enthusiasm and selflessness is impossible to resist and you realise you have to be involved with them, whether it be at work, in love or as in my case, volunteering.