Did you know… Jeremy Clarkson and Andy Wilman have known each other since school?
What Jeremy Clarkson is in front of the camera, that’s what Andy Wilman is behind it. Together both of them made (old) Top Gear what it is today and continue their great companionship on The Grand Tour. But did you actually know that Clarkson and Wilman have been friends since school? When Jeremy attended the Repton boarding school in Derbyshire, he met Wilman and they quickly became friends.
Both were very much fascinated by cars and racing, which is probably why they bonded fast. Actually, it is said that the Stig originates from these days. The term “stig” was reportedly used as a label for first-year-attendees of Repton...
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