The Stig to Fight Top Gear on TV

Ben Collins, the now famous driver previously unknown as the Stig announced this week he has big plans for the future, with the most exciting one (for him, at least), being the switch from the driver's seat to the TV anchor.

You heard it right, the Stig is planning a return into the TV world, but this time on his own. As it usually happens with a character who gets ousted from a company for one reason or another, Collins now plans to air his own show, one which would rival the ones of his former employers.

"I'm going to be concentrating on television and I've got some exciting projects coming up,” Collins told The Telegraph. "Presenting is what I'd like to get into. There were many ideas that I've had on Top Gear that they thought were too crazy and hopefully now I can get away with as a free agent."

It's not exactly clear what the future show will be about, but that's not hard to guess. It's also not hard to guess that BBC will NOT be the television backing Collin's project. Even if he promises to play nice with the people behind the scenes, not like that evil Jeremy Clarkson does.

“In a way you can see from comments that Jeremy [Clarkson] has made that he doesn't have that kind of respect for people behind the scenes,” Collins added. "The people who do the hard graft. They are incredible characters and their performances are of great note.”

Until the new TV show gets here, if ever, the Stig is offering the fresh-out-of-the-printing-press autobiography of his.
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