Perry McCarthy

ex-formula one driver and TopGear's former 'stig'

Perry McCarthy enjoyed a diverse and extensive career in motorsport, which led him to become BBC producer’s first pick when choosing who to become the first ever ‘Stig’ on the hit BBC show TopGear. Perry has raced and tested in Formula One and Le Mans on numerous occasions, giving him an extensive knowledge of one of the world’s most intense and fastest sports. One of the most highly regarded motorsport speaker, Perry travels around the world giving humorous and insightful stories of his time on track as well as playing the mysterious role of Stig for the BBC.

Throughout Perry’s entire racing career, he was known for his endless hunger for victory, ferocious speed and determination to become the best. As an after dinner speaker, Perry describes the focus and concentration needed to brush wheels with some of the most talented racing drivers the world has ever seen, as well as deliver anecdotal tales concerning some of stranger and more amusing moments of his time in the fast lane.

McCarthy’s quick wit and popularity have led to him being in high demand as a motorsport speaker around the world. During after dinner speeches or question and answer sessions, Perry is happy to deliver comical sketches about many of his peers, including Lewis Hamilton, Nigel Mansell, Murray Walker and of course Jeremy Clarkson.

Often described as a ‘comedian locked inside a racing driver’s body’, Perry is a hugely entertaining sports speaker that ensures your event is a success. With a career spanning over two decades, Perry has the ability to motivate and inspire listeners to be the best they can be and achieve their own goals.

To book motorsport speaker Perry McCarthy as en event host or after dinner speaker, simply fill in our online form or call us on +44 1509 85 29 27 today.

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