Top Gear: Chris Evans quits show after one season

Chris Evans

Revamped show’s leader stands down following poor ratings; reports suggest tension was mounting with co-host Matt LeBlanc

Top Gear’s lead presenter Chris Evans has quit after just one season on the revamped motoring show.

Evans announced his move on Twitter this afternoon, saying: “stepping down from Top Gear. Gave it my best shot but sometimes that’s not enough.”

His departure comes after reports suggested tension between him and co-host Matt LeBlanc had started to mount. The show’s ratings have also dwindled since its first show in post-Clarkson, Hammond and May guise.

Evans concluded in his Tweet: “The team are beyond brilliant, I wish …read more

Source:: Autocar