Top Gear line-up: The Stig's message contains secret Star Wars easter egg

'-.-. .... . .— .. . —..— / .— . .——. .-. . / .... —- — . .-.-.-'

Jack Shepherd
Thursday 11 February 2016 16:37

The full Top Gear line-up has been announced, with the likes of Eddie Jordan, Sabine Schmitz, Rory Read, Chris Harris joining Chris Evans, Matt LeBlanc and - of course - The Stig.

Along with the official announcement, each presenter had a little something to say about their appointments.

Most of them explained how excited they were to be part of the iconic BBC show, yet the Helmet Head didn’t have too much to say except:

"-.-. .... . .— .. . —..— / .— . .——. .-. . / .... —- — . .-.-.-"

In case you were wondering, that’s morse code, and it actually translates into a fun little Star Wars reference from the latest film, The Force Awakens.

The phrase is in the trailer below, if you fancy having a go at figuring it out before we reveal all.

Top Gear returns to BBC Two this May with an exact air date yet to be announced. You can read all about the new line-up here.

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