Chris Evans has said Jeremy Clarkson was among the first to congratulate him on his new role on Top Gear.
But what do you this of his appointment? Is he the right man for the job?
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Jeremy Clarkson has claimed he was offered a return to Top Gear but had to turn it down as "too much has gone on" since he left the show.
Chris Evans said anyone from around the world was welcome to apply as long as they knew about cars.
Chris Evans has signed a three-year deal to be the new host of Top Gear, the BBC has said.