Top Gear aren’t only busy suing the old Stig, but frantically searching for a new one as well. Or a creative idea, actually. This video was released as a decoy, to disguise the fact that they’re completely unable to come up with something new.
Very funny, Clarkson.
Fans, don’t be fooled. The new Stig will be a bloke in a white suit. His identity will be a secret. All will be revealed in about three years’ time. Top Gear will sue the newly outed Stig’s pants off. Etcetera, ad nauseam.
Move on, people. Nothing to see here.
'Whatever you do, Mr Prime Minister, do NOT push the red button'
It seems he likes manly pursuits, as he calls them. So I told my old friend Gerard Lopez he might score some brownie points by having Mr Prime Minister drive on of his race cars. Gerard didn’t hesitate a second. He expects most of his sponsor money to come from Russia, so this was a no-brainer.
It was for Vladimir Putin too. Except for one thing: if he goes out for a drive he insists on having a spare car right behind him, in case the first one breaks down. Something to do with the state of automotive Russia. Don’t ask.
So Gerard brought two cars to St Petersburg, and Putin had his bit of fun on a stretch of road that just happened to be deserted. Coincidence, no doubt. Or maybe it was empty because it was early in the morning, before the rush hour.
Or maybe it was because there were a couple of hundred traffic policemen armed with tanks and automatic weapons. This might be a good solution for the M25 on Monday mornings.