Perry McCarthy

The man who was Top Gear's original mysterious driver called "The Stig" and an F1 and sports car driver.

Perry McCarthy is an ex-Formula One driver and is a bestselling author who became a household name when it was revealed he was the original secret racing driver from the BBC's Top Gear show.

Perry is a passionate, entertaining and humorous after-dinner speaker and motivational speaker. He engages with his global audience by using his famous sense of humour to impart his experiences of rising to the top against all the odds.

Videos of Perry McCarthy

Perry McCarthy speaker | Showreel, 2018
Perry McCarthy speaker | The STIG interview, 2014

Speaker Profile

About Perry McCarthy

Perry McCarthy is quite simply unique. As a top Formula One and sports car racing driver he became a household name when it was revealed he was Top Gear's mysterious "The Stig". He is also the best selling author of "Flat Out, Flat Broke".

Throughout his entire motor racing career, McCarthy was renowned not just for his speed and determination, but for his sense of humour and sideways look at life. He is also famous for his determination, opportunism and deal-making abilities. His motto is "Whatever it takes"

His quick wit and ability to deride himself and others, has entertained spectators, race guests and even rival teams and drivers, in pit lanes, paddocks and bars across the world.

As a unique after-dinner speaker and motivational speaker, McCarthy's popularity means he is in high demand for large and small organisations worldwide.

With his unique and alluring style, Perry engages audiences with hilarious anecdotes and tales of highs and lows. Perry’s speeches are fast paced and include behind the scenes stories of the Formula One world and his role as the original Top Gear Stig.

Speaking Topics

  • The Stig Story
  • Driving in the fast lane
  • Formula 1


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