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Exciting news from the WMS Group! As of the 1st September 2016 we will be launching television adverts across the UK featuring Ben Collins the former Top Gear Stig! This will explain the virtues of our Safe and Sound vehicle programme which includes all of the below elements.

– A 60 Point safety inspection to rule out any accident causing defects.
– Provenance check which ensures it doesn’t have a hidden past.
– Six month Ultimate car warranty which covers all of the mechanical and electrical items against expensive repair bills, including wear and tear, diagnosis and even batteries!
– Six month UK rescue and recovery including home and roadside repairs and assistance, plus onward destination.
– Mileage verification to guarantee a genuine mileage.
– And our exclusive buy-back promise, which means that the dealer guarantees to buy the vehicle back as a part exchange regardless of its age, mileage and condition. Read More »


– Tickets for the first public day of Autosport International sell out by early afternoon
– Top line-up of motorsport stars take to the Autosport Stage including Damon Hill OBE, Petter Solberg, Andy Priaulx, Marino Franchitti, Ben Collins, Perry McCarthy and Claire Williams
– Live Action Arena thrills crowds with displays including Petter Solberg, the SPECTRE Jaguar C-X75 and Team Japspeed
– See all the AutosportStage interviews live here:
– Gallery of images updated throughout the show available here:
– Tickets still available, or

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Castrol Edge15aCastrol EDGE creates the next episode of its Titanium Trials and brings the world #VirtualRacers – another world first, this time double the jeopardy.

Castrol EDGE Titanium Trial: Titanium Strong #VirtualRacers

In a world first that fuses video games technology and real world driving skill, Castrol EDGE today premiered its latest Titanium Trial driving challenge – a head-to-head race between two global adrenaline junkies and international driving stars: Formula Drift professional Matt Powers versus UK racing & stunt driver Ben Collins (previously “The Stig”). Read More »

Focus ST– The first ‘virtual versus real’ held at Goodwood ends in narrow victory for real-life new Ford Focus ST
– Ben Collins, Top Gear’s former “Stig”, completes the course in the new Ford Focus ST ahead of gamer Krisztian Somodi driving a virtual Focus ST on Gran Turismo®6

The New Ford Focus ST notched up a first victory hours after making its global debut by winning a unique ‘virtual versus real’ race. Read More »