Speed with Guy Martin

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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

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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 Martin returns with a new series of speed-based challenges. In this first episode, he 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

Speed with Guy Martin synopsis

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

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