Perry McCarthy - the original Stig
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Perry McCarthy: 'I was the original Stig'

The identity of The Stig, the mystery racing car driver who never removes his helmet on the BBC Two show Top Gear, has been the subject of years of speculation.

Perry McCarthy was the original Stig before he left in the show 2003. He spoke to BBC Breakfast about what it's like to keep your identity a secret.

  • 25 Aug 2010