Every performance road car that comes to the Top Gear test track eventually ends up in the hands of our tame racing driver.

The Stig

Some say that his face appears on high-value stamps in Sweden and that he's afraid of bells. All we know is, he's called the Stig.

He doesn't do sponsorship, excuses or post race press-conferences. He exists for one reason alone - to wring every last drop of performance out of any car he drives, giving us a definitive lap time around our demanding test track.

Car usedTime (mins)
Ariel Atom V81.15.1
McLarenMP4-12C1.16.2
Lamborghini Aventador1.16.5
Bugatti Veyron SS1.16.8
Gumpert Apollo1.17.1
Ascari A101.17.3
Koenigsegg CCX (with Top Gear spoiler)1.17.6
Noble M6001.17.7
Pagani Zonda F Roadster1.17.7
Caterham R5001.17.9
Bugatti Veyron1.18.3
Pagani Zonda F1.18.4
Maserati MC121.18.9
Ferrari Enzo1.19.0
Lamborghini LP670 SV1.19.0
Ferrari 4581.19.1
Ariel Atom1.19.5
Lamborghini LP5601.19.5
Ferrari Scuderia1.19.7
Nissan GT-R1.19.7
Ferrari GTO1.19.8
Lamborghini LP6401.19.8
Porsche Carerra GT1.19.8
Koenigsegg CCX1.20.4
Corvette ZR11.20.4
Ascari KZ11.20.7
Mercedes McLaren SLR1.20.9
Ferrari 599GTB1.21.2
Audi R8 V101.21.6
Ford GT1.21.9
Porsche 911 Turbo Convertible1.22.2
Audi R8 V10 Spyder1.22.3
Ferrari 360 CS1.22.3
Porsche GT3 RS1.22.3
Corvette Z061.22.4
Noble M151.22.5
Lexus LFA1.22.8 (wet)
Mercedes SL Black1.23.0
Murcielago1.23.7
Zonda1.23.8
Koenigsegg1.23.9
Aston Martin DBS1.23.93
Veritas RS III1.24.2
Prodrive P21.24.3
Audi R81.24.4
Aston Virage1.24.4
TVR Sagaris1.24.6
Mitsubishi Evo FQ4001.24.8
TVR Tuscan1.24.8
Bentley Continental Supersports1.24.9
Porsche Boxster Spyder1.24.9
Merc E63 AMG1.24.9
Noble M4001.25.0
BMW M11.25.0
Lotus Exige S1.25.1
BMW M3 Saloon1.25.3
Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder1.25.7
Lotus Evora1.25.7
Lamborghini Gallardo1.25.8
BMW Z4 M1.26.0
Porsche Cayman1.26.2
Porsche 911 Carrera 2S1.26.2
Brabus Biturbo Roadster1.26.2
BMW M51.26.2
VXR Bathurst1.26.3
Lotus Exige1.26.4
BMW M31.26.5 (m)
Jaguar XFR1.26.7
Chevrolet Corvette1.26.8
Lexus IS-F1.26.8
Mercedes CLS 55 AMG1.26.9
Aston Martin Vanquish S1.27.1
Aston Martin DB91.27.1
Holden Maloo1.27.1
Telsa Roadster1.27.2
Porsche 911 GT31.27.2
TVR 350C1.27.5
Nissan 370Z1.27.5
Audi RS51.27.5 (m)
Subaru Cossie1.27.7 (w)
Camaro1.27.9
BMW M3 CSL1.28.0
Roush Mustang1.28.0
Renault Megane R26R1.28.1
BMW Z41.28.2
Marcos TSO GT21.28.2
Subaru WRX Sti1.28.2
BMW X5M1.28.2
Mitsubishi Evo X1.28.22
Dodge Viper SRT-101.28.5
MG SV1.28.6
Porsche 911 Carrera S1.28.9
Mitsubishi Evo VIII1.28.9
BMW Alpina Z81.29.0
Mercedes CL651.29.0
Ford Focus RS1.29.3
VW Golf W121.29.6
Zenvo ST11.29.9 (very wet)
Alfa 3.7 GTA Autodelta1.30.0
Ford Shelby GT5001.30.0
Subaru Impreza STI1.30.1
Vauxhall Monaro VXR1.30.1
Aston Martin DB7 GT1.30.4
Golf R321.30.4
Ford Focus RS 5001.30.8 (w)
Audi S41.30.9
Porsche 911 Turbo1.31.0
BMW 760Li1.31.2
Vauxhall VX220 turbo1.31.3
Vauxhall VXR81.31.3
New Audi TT1.31.4
Honda NSX Type R1.31.6
BMW M31.31.8
Nissan 350Z1.31.8
Mazda RX-81.31.8
BMW 535d1.31.8
BMW 1301.31.9
Mercedes S63 AMG1.32.0
Ford Focus RS1.32.2
Mazda 6 MPS1.32.2
Lotus Esprit V81.32.5
Audi TT V61.32.7
MG ZT1.33.0
Noble M12 GTO1.33.1
Mercedes SL 55 AMG1.33.2
Volkswagen Golf R321.33.2
Audi Q7 V12 TDI1.33.2
Cadillac CTS1.33.3
Honda Civic Type-R1.33.5
Holden Monaro1.33.9
Ford Mondeo ST2201.34.5
Jaguar XKR1.34.7
Ford Focus ST1.34.9
Volvo S60R1.35.0
Ferrari 575M1.35.2
Vauxhall Vectra VXR1.35.3
Our Car1.35.4
Fiat 500 Abarth1.35.5
Alfa 147 GTA1.35.6
Lotus Elise1.35.6
Aston Martin Vanquish1.36.2
Renault Clio V61.36.2
Honda Civic Type R1.36.5
Alfa Romeo Brera1.36.9
Saab 95 Aero1.37.9
Maserati 3200 GT1.38.0
Alfa Romeo 8C1.38.2
Bowler Wildcat1.39.4
Bentley Arnarge1.40.8
Overfinch Range Rover1.44.0
Aston Martin DB51.46.0
Hawk HF 30001.48.2
Porsche Paw Au Chocolat18.37.00
1986 Porsche 959DNF
1987 Ferrari F40DNS

W / M = Times for a wet / moist course

DNF = Did Not Finish

DNS = Did Not Start