It’ll be interesting to see who the Beeb decide to slot into the ‘trio’ to join Harris and Reid. It’s quite possibly their intention to have somebody who will generate the column inches again.
Someone used to being in front of the camera, fast and controlled driving, and already a name, has been on Top Gear before, not afraid to muck around, and with a moveable regular schedule to accommodate filming..
Looking at you Jenson Button or David Coulthard (particularly the latter if Channel 4 don't make a bid to FOM for the F1 race highlights package.)
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