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BBC given 1 million signature Clarkson petition by Stig on tank

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
BBC given 1 million signature Clarkson petition by Stig on tank

The Stig’s slightly odd looking cousin rode on top of a tank through the streets of London to give BBC bosses the millions signature bring back Clarkson petition.

“Fans, passers-by and even a Norwegian tour group gathered outside the BBC's central London headquarters as word of the stunt spread,” reports the London Evening Standard.

BBC security staff had gathered outside the building by 10.30am in anticipation of the stunt.

But the tank, originally due at 10.45, arrived 75 minutes late after breaking down near Angel. 

Clarkson was suspended after allegedly punching producer Oisin Tymon during a row - which took place after filming - over a hot meal at a hotel.

The last episodes of the series have been postponed, causing the BBC to lose millions of viewers and receive thousands of complaints.

Both Clarkson and Tymon have now given their evidence to the corporation's inquiry.