Ben Collins
Racing driver formerly known as The Stig, TV Presenter of Automaniak

Entries by Ben Collins

Young Drivers

(13) Comments | Posted October 27, 2013 | 8:00 PM

I can't remember the last time I fell over in the shower but it bloody well hurt. The shock of being catapulted in a nanosecond from "I think I'll have a boiled egg this morning" to tits up lasted a good 10 minutes, and I've been in no rush to...

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Fast and Furious.. 6

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2013 | 8:00 PM

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.

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Car Technology Driving Us Mad

(18) Comments | Posted March 15, 2013 | 8:00 PM

When TVR went bust I admit that I silently punched the air. Every TVR suffers the same hateful handling characteristic. They beguile their owners into taking a corner a fraction too quickly, then try to kill them by spinning off the road. Don't get me wrong, I support the freedom...

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