Chris Evans bales out of Top Gear ‘to help the cause’


Chris Evans told viewers of his revamped Top Gear that the show didn't do bombshells any more, but his first series in charge ended with one all the same when he announced he was stepping down
Two big men of TV are revving up to do battle with the return of Top Gear and and new motoring show on Amazon Prime Video. So is rehashing Jeremy Clarkson’s best wheezes really a good tactic for Chris Evans? Nick Rufford investigates for The Sunday Times.

Chris Evans v Jeremy Clarkson in clash of the car shows


It is a wet Wednesday in Surrey and the ageing airfield at Dunsfold is buzzing, just like it used to in the old days when Jeremy Clarkson and the...
BBC Extra Gear will be shown on BBC Three and the iPlayer

Extra Gear: new Top Gear behind-the-scenes show to...


Fans of Top Gear will be able to peek behind the scenes of the new-look motoring show, after the BBC announced that it would get a spin-off, called...
Watch the new Top Gear trailer and have your worries dispelled

Watch the new Top Gear trailer here: are you convinced?


There may be life after Clarkson after all. BBC America has released the first trailer for the revised motoring show and the signs are promising....

Me and my motor: Jason Plato on Top Gear, the BTCC...


Over the course of his two-decade career, Jason Plato has lifted more driving trophies than Lewis Hamilton.
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Final line-up of six presenters named for Top Gear...


The BBC has put the finishing touches to the new Top Gear presenters' line-up. Eddie Jordan, Sabine Schmitz, Chris Harris and Rory Reid join Chris...
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Matt LeBlanc to present BBC Top Gear


Matt LeBlanc will be playing the fool with Chris Evans, after he was announced as fellow presenter of BBC Top Gear
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The top motoring Twitter accounts to follow


Twitter is in pole position when it comes to car news, gossip and videos, but who are the people and teams worth following? James Mills fires up his...
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Jenson Button: I’m in top gear but I’m not hosting...


In an exclusive interview with driving.co.uk, Jenson Button has scotched rumours that he is preparing to swap the pit lane for the green room as a...
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Chris Evans announces Top Gear returns to BBC on Sunday...


Chris Evans, the new face of Top Gear, got fans of the BBC television programme revved up by announcing that the first episode of the relaunched car...
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The Wall of Death: Guy Martin's biggest challenge yet


Daft things started to happen when all the Jeremy Clarkson stuff kicked off and it became clear he was getting the boot from Top Gear
Carfest South review

Forget Goodwood, CarFest is the new king of motoring...


Is the Goodwood Festival of Speed a good day out? If you’re a car enthusiast, undoubtedly...
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Test your knowledge: What happened to Chris Evans'...


DJ and presenter Chris Evans' CarFest South may have been a big success, but it wasn't without incident....