Oliver Stirling started his racing career in a Lola T642E in the Monoposto and Formula Ford Kent series, gaining several class wins. Since then he’s been building a reputation in sportscars and historic race series, winning notable hotly-contested races and championships.
An ARDS race instructor, Oliver has instructed throughout the UK, and he is a popular and respected instructor and race driver with many podiums, and with experience in single seaters, saloons, GT and Sports Prototypes.
Oliver runs and instructs on chosen track days, corporate promotions, personal instruction and hot lap sessions.
Oliver races for sponsors mFLOR (innovative design flooring) at Spa Francorchamps in the Classic Spa Six Hours endurance race. He and his team have won the GTS class four times now in Graham Wilson’s fabulous Lotus Elan 26R.
Oliver has raced and tested many marques, including LMP3 sport prototypes such as the Ligier JS49 and Juno SSE, as well as Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini, Lotus, Caterham and BMW M3’s
The difference between Top Gear’s STIG and The TIG, is that we know who the TIG is!
As multi championship winner in the TIGA SC80, the owner Barry Davison named Oliver THE TIG for his speed and dominance, and it’s just stuck - and Oliver doesn’t disappoint.
Racing in Graham Wilson’s endurance team in his beautiful Lotus Elan 26R, the team is completed by Spencer Wilson, shown here with Oli.
As well as competing at the Silverstone Classic in Nick Atkins’ beautiful Lotus Elite, Oliver and David Pittard gave Graham’s Elan a shakedown at Oulton Park and came 3rd in the Gold Cup Guards Trophy