Matt LeBlanc is "proud" to host 'Top Gear'.

Matt LeBlanc

Matt LeBlanc

The former 'Friends' actor has been the main anchor on the latest series of the motoring show - which was widely panned when it returned with Chris Evans at the helm alongside Matt and a number of other presenters following the departure of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond - and he enjoyed every second of working alongside returning hosts Eddie Jordan, Chris Harris, Rory Reid and Sabine Schmitz, and the backstage team.

Following the last episode of the series on Sunday (23.04.17), Matt tweeted: "Just want to say a huge thanks to the entire TopGear team for their skill,passion,and relentless dedication. I'm proud to be on the team.(sic)"

Rory had an equally great time on the latest series, especially the finale of a yacht race.

He posted: "Thank you SO much to every1 that supported & watched this series of #TopGear. I had a blast. Hope you did too. #WeOut #Salute #AdmiralReid (sic)"

Before the beginning of the new series, Matt vowed to bring back more comedy to the show.

He said: "There'll still be plenty of cars and all the technical talk, but there's also a comedy element.

"My background is comedy and it's fun to find a balance between that and the car porn...

"This is the first season for us, but we are starting to click now. We are having lots of fun.

"I made a commitment to the show and I'm having a great time. It's really fun and there's a lot more drinking [this year]."

'Top Gear' was revamped last year when James , Jeremy and Richard launched a rival show, 'The Grand Tour', on Amazon Prime following Jeremy's sacking for punching a producer in a row over food.

And Matt is impressed by their programme.

He said: "I've caught a bit of it and it is what it is. It's those guys, they are great."

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