Tuesday 23rd November
For close to 20 years, Perry McCarthy was one of Britain’s top racing drivers and is part of motor racing folklore. His appeal however has been dramatically widened to car lovers everywhere after being disclosed as “The Stig” as seen on BBC Top Gear. McCarthy’s rise through the ranks along with close “Rat Pack” friends Damon Hill, Johnny Herbert and Mark Blundell, has been against all odds and in a sport dominated by finance he recalls how he “started with nothing and then lost it all!”
Wednesday 24th November
Jason Gardener MBE is one of the UK’s greatest sprinters, winning gold in the 4x100m relay at the Athens Olympics in 2004, the same year that he became World Indoor Champion over 60m. He is one of the select few to have run 100m in under 10 seconds. For fourteen years Jason represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics and was British team captain on numerous occasions. During an illustrious career he held Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European titles.