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In Pictures: Jake and the Stig

The Stig and Jake Humphrey on the Top Gear race-track

Jake Humphrey, 30, from Norfolk, has always thought himself an ace driver, but how would he do on the famous Top Gear race track? All photos by Katie Johnson, Top Gear Magazine.

The BBC's F1 team pose for a photo on the Top Gear race-track

The BBC's F1 team, minus David Coulthard and Martin Brundle, were invited to the track for a days racing in the company of the Stig.

Eddie Jordan and Jake Humphrey

Before hitting the track, it was time to for Eddie and Jake to talk race tactics.

Jake belts up in the Top Gear Lacetti

Safety first, as Jake gets ready to take a spin on the track in Top Gear's 'reasonably priced car' - the Chevrolet Lacetti.

Jake and the Stig in the Top Gear Lacetti

The Stig had to refresh Jake's mind on the concept of clutch and gear change. "I only drive an auto these days," admitted Jake to Top Gear Magazine.

Jake finishes his lap on the Top Gear track, but how did he do?

The Stig accompanied all the drivers on their lap. Without the Top Gear cameras on site, it was the only way to ensure fair play from the BBC's F1 presentation team.

Jake tells F1 pit-lane reporter Lee McKenie that he must have won

Jake and BBC F1 pit-lane reporter Lee McKenzie compare notes on their Top Gear race day... but who would win the challenge?

Jake punches the air as he discovers his Top Gear lap-time

The times are in and Jake punches the air as he takes pole-position in the BBC's F1 team Top Gear challenge.

Jake raises his modest Top Gear 'winners' trophy

A winning laptime of 1:49.10 in moist conditions sees Jake bringing the, somewhat modest, trophy back to Norfolk.

Interview: Jake Humphrey talks F1
24 Mar 09 |  TV & Radio




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