About the Show
Motorcycle racer and mechanic Guy Martin undertakes a series of speed-based challenges, exploring the boundaries of physics and learning about the science of speed
Series 2 Summary
Guy takes on four more speed-based challenges. From racing a motorbike at altitude to trying to break the speed record for a hovercraft, Guy wants to find out what makes things go fast.
Episode 1 - Tandem
Guy gets back on a bike to see how far it's possible to cycle during 24 hours of non-stop pedalling
Episode 2 - Pike's Peak
Guy visits the USA, where he hopes to win at one of America's oldest races: the Pike's Peak International Hill Climb
Episode 3 - Hovercraft
Speed junkie Guy Martin tries to break the world speed record for a hovercraft. But hovercrafts are notoriously unstable at speed, and Guy's out of his comfort zone on water...
Episode 4 - Gravity Racer
Guy attempts to build and race the world's fastest soapbox racer, creating a unique design with help from expert designers, and training with the Team GB women's bobsled pair