LeBlanc has proved popular on the show, along with guests hosts Rory Reid, Chris Harris, Sabine Schmitz and Eddie Jordan
Evans announced his decision to step down a day ago
We would like to suggest another candidate for the role – the actor and comedian Steve Coogan
Evans has announced he will be stepping down as presenter of Top Gear
Fewer than 2 million people tuned in to watch the finale
What did (and didn't) work for the new presenters
Evans has come under criticism for being 'shouty' and 'patronising'
'Our version is much, much better and will ultimately be more successful'
'Overnight television viewing figures for Top Gear have never been less relevant'
Evans' co-host Matt LeBlanc has so far proved more popular with viewers
One audience member claimed: 'It sounded as though we were in fits of hysterics'
'The new Top Gear is a hit. OFFICIALLY,' Evans wrote in a Twitter rant
Top Gear, BBC2, Sunday 8pm; Alan Partridge’s Scissored Isle, Sky Atlantic Monday 1pm
Matt LeBlanc and Evans allegedly had to redo many of their lines
Actor Brad Pitt also dropped out of the interview segment
Announced an hour after Jeremy Clarkson revealed his new car show's name