Google’s Street View car recently got a chance to race on the popular Top Gear track against none other than The Stig. Up against a Mercedes Benz SLS AMG Black driven by The Stig, the Street View car does a surprising job at keeping up on the track (all things considering) at the same time as taking pictures for Google’s Maps services.
Duncan Gray, Top Gear’s Commercial Director, BBC Worldwide said: “From anywhere on the planet, Top Gear’s millions of followers can now explore the official track from the show with some spectacular shots, thanks to Google Street View technology. We did have to tell The Stig to slow down a couple of times though.”
Ulf Spitzer, Street View Program Manager, Google commented: “At Google, we’re used to life in the fast lane, so we were thrilled to ride alongside the infamous Stig and capture imagery of what has become a British — and indeed global — institution for automobile fans.”
Check out the video of the race below.