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Zoe Ball reportedly in pole position to join Chris Evans on Top Gear

Zoe Ball is reportedly being lined up as a Top Gear presenter.

The former Radio 1 Breakfast Show host is said to be joining Chris Evans on the car show after BBC producers were “impressed” by her performance during test filming, according to the Sunday Mirror.

Zoe Ball, who is reportedly being lined up as a Top Gear presenter


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“Zoe looks like a certainty after the screen tests,” a source told the newspaper.

“She was brilliant down on the race track and she’s enthusiastic about cars.

“The chemistry between Zoe and Chris is perfect.”

Chris Evans leaves the BBC Radio studios in London, in his vintage Aston Martin

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

Former presenter Jeremy Clarkson was sacked for punching producer Oisin Tymon in a row over food in March.

His former co-stars Richard Hammond and James May both left the show and the trio signed a deal to front a motoring show for Amazon Prime customers.

No official announcements have been made about Chris’s co-presenters.