‘Top Gear’ First Teaser Shows Matt LeBlanc in Driver’s Seat (Video)

Former “Friends” star and Chris Evans lead a new team of hosts on British car series

Last Updated: July 4, 2016 @ 8:13 AM

In the first trailer for the new season of “Top Gear,” it’s all about the cars.

New hosts Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc take to the streets — and the famed “Top Gear” track — in some incredibly powerful, high-performance automobiles.

They will be joined by Formula 1 commentator Eddie Jordan, world record-breaking German racing driver Sabine Schmitz, auto journalist and YouTube star Chris Harris, and car reviewer and TV presenter Rory Reid.

And of course, nothing to do with “Top Gear” would be complete without an appearance by everybody’s favorite driver: The Stig.

Former host Jeremy Clarkson was fired last March, after an investigation into an assault on producer Oisin Tymon. Clarkson reportedly spent 20 minutes berating Tymon before physically assaulting him during a fracas over the lack of hot food after filming.

Shortly after, Clarkson’s “Top Gear” co-hosts, Richard Hammond and James May, said that they wouldn’t return to the show without their colleague, calling the idea a “non-starter” that “just wouldn’t work.” The three will instead host their own auto series for Amazon.

The new season of “Top Gear” will premiere in May on BBC America.

Watch the video above.

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