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SKYFALL


Skyfall: it’s dark and cold. We are working nights somewhere in East London under stark moonlight, which does little to take the edge off. I’m with the James Bond stunt crew, probably the best team of daredevils in the world, with the rare privilege of taking on the ballistic driving sequences for which Daniel Craig is literally uninsurable. Over the next five months we will circle the globe from the highways of Shanghai to the Scottish Highlands and the gritty streets of Istanbul

The first shot is a pickup of Bond spiriting M away in his 1964 Aston Martin DB5. I swallow hard as my eyes absorb the metallic grey torpedo sitting in Bond’s oil-stained lockup. Director Sam Mendes and Daniel lean against the garage wall in deep discussion while staring longingly at the machine.

Check out the Full Skyfall Story and read all about my role in what could be the best Bond film ever.

 

News

Ben Collins Joins GRR as Chief Road Tester!

Posted by: Ben Collins · 19.01.16 | 8:37 am
Goodwood Road & Racing logo

I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be joining Goodwood Road & Racing (GRR) as their Chief Road Tester. In this role, I’ll be reviewing the most… [Read]

Paddock Ignition! Event in Marin County, California

Posted by: Ben Collins · 14.01.16 | 6:32 pm
Paddock Ignition!

I’m delighted to have been invited to the inaugural Paddock Ignition! event, which takes place on 27 February 2016 in Marlin County, California. As the press… [Read]

AlcoDigital Partnership

Posted by: Ben Collins · 07.04.15 | 7:30 pm
Ben Collins AlcoDigital Partnership

The Gadget Show Live, now in its seventh year, is an opportunity for brands big and small to showcase consumer electronics new to the market… [Read]

Films & TV

SKYFALL

Posted by: olijames · 11.11.12 | 8:46 pmSKYFALL - Official Trailer

Skyfall: it’s dark and cold. We are working nights somewhere in East London under stark moonlight, which does little to take the edge off. I’m… [Read]

The Dark Knight Rises

Posted by: olijames · 11.10.12 | 2:29 pmThe Dark Knight Rises - Official Trailer #3 [HD]

Words like epic fall short in describing my experience as part of Chris Nolan’s stunt crew for the final installment of his Batman trilogy. No… [Read]

Stig drifting

Posted by: Ben Collins · 03.09.12 | 9:54 pmTHE STIG - DRIFTING

Watch the STIG drifting a Vauxhall Monaro on a wet track. Fans of the show, or even just of the STIG will love this!!!

Dunlop Behind Scenes

Posted by: Ben Collins · 03.09.12 | 9:52 pmStreet Response challenge - the exclusive making-of

Find more great driving and behind-the-scenes video clips on the official Dunlop Inside Racing channel: www.youtube.com Watch in this clip the exclusive making-of feature of… [Read]

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