Chris Evans announced as main presenter for new Top Gear

 Chris Evans has signed a three-year deal to lead an all-new Top Gear line-up.

The star was recently linked to the show, but refused to admit he was in the running for the position.

Speaking of his new role, Evans said: “I’m thrilled, Top Gear is my favourite programme of all time. Created by a host of brilliant minds who love cars and understand how to make the massively complicated come across as fun, devil-may-care and effortless. When in fact of course, it’s anything but and that’s the genius of Top Gear’s global success.

“I promise I will do everything I possibly can to respect what has gone on before and take the show forward.”



The TFI Friday host took to Twitter earlier this evening to acknowledge his new job.

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