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Motorcycle racer and lorry mechanic Guy Martin loves pushing the boundaries of speed in search of a buzz. He claims that nothing can match the adrenaline rush he gets when racing on public roads around the Isle of Man TT course at more than 300kph. So now he’s setting out to see if he can find anything that can give him the same kicks.

Guy will seek to find out what makes things go fast by getting his hands dirty in a range of unique engineering projects.

Follow Guy as he sets out to create speed based challenges in which he will push the boundaries of physics and learn about the science of speed

Follow Guy as he sets out to create speed based challenges in which he will push the boundaries of physics and learn about the science of speed

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Episode 3, Series 2

Sunday February 24 at 9:30am

Hovercraft

Episode 3 | Series 2

Speed freak Guy Martin is totally out of his comfort zone, as he takes to the water in a bid to set a brand new world speed record for a hovercraft.

Episode 4, Series 2

Sunday February 24 at 10:30am

Soapbox Racer

Episode 4 | Series 2

Guy wants to build the fastest soapbox racer in the world and set a new speed record using just the pull of gravity and a tarmac road. His team is made up of the top female engineers…

Episode 1, Series 3

Sunday March 3 at 9:35am

The Nevada Open Road Challenge

Episode 1 | Series 3

This episode sees Guy head to the USA and compete in a Ford Transit Van alongside hundreds of fellow petrol heads in the fastest road race on the planet.

Episode 2, Series 3

Sunday March 3 at 10:45am

Airship

Episode 2 | Series 3

In what may be considered the most bizarre attempt in the history of 'Speed', Guy hopes to gain the title of the first person to cross the English Channel in a human powered airship…

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