Originally Posted by GTyankee
The name came from Clarkson and Top Gear producer Andy Wilman, who both attended the public school Repton where a ‘stig’ was the nickname given to all new boys.
I don't recall watching the show
But now i know he was fired & his own company is going bankrupt
Dont trust all you read on Wiki, you obviously dont get the whole 'The Stig charictor judging by your response, The Stig still lives on Top Gear UK, I assume you never watch UK top Gear (and now Top Gear US who has a stig too). Maybe the humour is lost on some of my American cousins,