Reality TV By Joe Crilly

Odds Slashed On Big Names For Top Gear

William Hill have cut the odds of three individuals taking over from Chris Evans as host of Top Gear. Guy Martin, James Martin and Jenson Button are all 6/1 from 8/1 to bag the role. Jodie Kidd’s price has also come in from 33/1 to 10/1.

“The market is wide open at the moment and of course there may not be a replacement but at the moment Guy Martin, James Martin and Jenson Button are the front runners,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Next Top Gear presenter: 6/1 Guy Martin; 6/1 James Martin; 6/1 Jenson Button; 8/1 Dermot O’Leary; 8/1 Philip Glenister; 8/1 Rebecca Jackson; 10/1 Jodie Kidd; 14/1 Steve Coogan; 14/1 Steve Coogan; 14/1 Suzi Perry; 25/1 David Coulthard; 25/1 Eddie Irvine; 25/1 Jake Humphrey; 25/1 Jay Kay; 25/1 Jay Leno; 25/1 Jimmy Carr; 25/1 Johnny Vaughan; 25/1 Ken Block; 25/1 Paul di Resta; 33/1 Martin Brundle; 33/1 Rowan Atkinson; 50/1 Ant & Dec; 50/1 James Blunt; 50/1 Matthew Perry; 50/1 Nigel Mansell; 100/1 Nigel Farage