Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

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Representatives of the popular show on BBC Top Gear announced that the former star of the cult TV series "Friends" Matt LeBlanc will become a co-host of the program along with Chris Evans. By the way, for the globally popular program, this will be the first presenter in 39 years who is not British. And we decided to remember how it all began.

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Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host Source: telegraph.co.uk

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

Unforgettable perennial host Jeremy Clarkson. He has run the program since 1988.

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

The first two seasons of the show were hosted by British writer and journalist Angela Rippon.

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

Favorite "Captain Snail" James May. Appeared on Top Gear in 1999.

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

Jeremy Clarkson in 1988

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

The youngest of the hosts, Richard Hammond, appeared on the program in 2002, when the show had already acquired its own specific format. By the way, colleagues nicknamed him "Hamster" (Hamster).

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

This trio lasted 13 years.

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

After the scandal and the dismissal of Jeremy Clarkson, it became known that the new presenter would be British journalist Chris Evans.

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

The rest of the presenters left the show after Clarkson, although they went on a world tour so as not to disappoint the fans to the end.

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

During a tour in South Africa, 2015. (Photo: rexfeatures)

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

During the filming of an episode of the program in Spain, 2013. (Photo: rexfeatures)

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

At the National Television Awards, 2006. (Photo: rexfeatures)

Friends star Matt LeBlanc is new Top Gear host

While filming an episode of the program in Cornwall. (Photo: rexfeatures)

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