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New Cast For “Top Gear” Announced

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Many of us were sad to see our beloved Top Gear cast of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May go, but the BBC has announced a new generation of hosts who hope to keep the wheels in motion.

Top Gear Reboot Cast

The original three Top Gear presenters will be replaced by seven newcomers:

Eddie Jordan — Former racer and¬†Irish Motorsport Hall of Fame inductee.

Sabine Schmitz — The first woman to win the¬†first woman to win the 24 Hours Nurburgring race in 1996.

Chris Harris — Automotive journalist and star of the popular YouTube channel “Chris Harris on Cars.”

Rory Reid — Top Gear fan and experienced automotive journalist discovered during public auditions.

Chris Evans — A top BBC radio DJ and Ferrari collector.

Matt LeBlanc — Former “Friends” funnyman and automotive enthusiast.

The Stig — Mystery man in a white suit.

The Top Gear reboot kicks off on May 8.

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Sources:
BBC News
Jalopnik
Gizmodo

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