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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

Monday April 29 at 7:30pm

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 1, Series 1

Wednesday May 1 at 6:30am

Britain's Fastest Cyclist

Episode 1 | Series 1

Motorcycle racer Guy Martin recruits an unlikely team to try and break the British record for outright speed on a bicycle, an incredible 110mph.

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday May 2 at 12:05am

Britain's Fastest Cyclist

Episode 1 | Series 1

Motorcycle racer Guy Martin recruits an unlikely team to try and break the British record for outright speed on a bicycle, an incredible 110mph.

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday May 2 at 6:30am

Hydroplaning Bike

Episode 2 | Series 1

Isle of Man TT racer Guy Martin attempts to set the world record for riding a motorcycle on the surface of water.

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday May 2 at 11:30pm

Hydroplaning Bike

Episode 2 | Series 1

Isle of Man TT racer Guy Martin attempts to set the world record for riding a motorcycle on the surface of water.

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday May 3 at 6:35am

World's Fastest Hpa

Episode 3 | Series 1

Guy Martin is on a mission to do the seemingly impossible and build the world's fastest human powered aircraft, a plane without an engine that Guy will cycle into the air.

Episode 3, Series 1

Friday May 3 at 11:40pm

World's Fastest Hpa

Episode 3 | Series 1

Guy Martin is on a mission to do the seemingly impossible and build the world's fastest human powered aircraft, a plane without an engine that Guy will cycle into the air.

Episode 4, Series 1

Monday May 6 at 7:00am

World Record Toboggan

Episode 4 | Series 1

Motorcycle racer Guy Martin sets out to break the record for the world's fastest gravity powered sled on the unforgiving slopes of the Pyrenees.

Episode 4, Series 2

Monday May 6 at 7:30pm

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 4, Series 1

Tuesday May 7 at 12:00am

World Record Toboggan

Episode 4 | Series 1

Motorcycle racer Guy Martin sets out to break the record for the world's fastest gravity powered sled on the unforgiving slopes of the Pyrenees.

Episode 4, Series 2

Tuesday May 7 at 3:30am

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 2

Tuesday May 7 at 7:00am

24 Hour Tandem World Record

Episode 1 | Series 2

Motorcycle racer Guy Martin wants to get back on a push bike to see just how far a human being can cycle during 24 hours of non-stop pedaling.

Episode 1, Series 2

Tuesday May 7 at 11:55pm

24 Hour Tandem World Record

Episode 1 | Series 2

Motorcycle racer Guy Martin wants to get back on a push bike to see just how far a human being can cycle during 24 hours of non-stop pedaling.

Episode 2, Series 2

Wednesday May 8 at 6:30am

Pike's Peak

Episode 2 | Series 2

Motorbike racer Guy Martin is in the USA, hoping to smash the motorbike record at one of America's oldest races.

Episode 2, Series 2

Wednesday May 8 at 11:45pm

Pike's Peak

Episode 2 | Series 2

Motorbike racer Guy Martin is in the USA, hoping to smash the motorbike record at one of America's oldest races.

Episode 3, Series 2

Thursday May 9 at 6:30am

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 3, Series 2

Thursday May 9 at 11:30pm

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

Friday May 10 at 6:30am

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 4, Series 2

Saturday May 11 at 12:00am

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

Monday May 13 at 6:30am

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 1, Series 3

Monday May 13 at 7:20pm

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 1, Series 3

Monday May 13 at 11:55pm

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 1, Series 3

Tuesday May 14 at 3:25am

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

Tuesday May 14 at 6:30am

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…

Episode 2, Series 3

Tuesday May 14 at 11:45pm

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…

Episode 3, Series 3

Wednesday May 15 at 6:30am

World's Fastest Boat

Episode 3 | Series 3

In search of another oddball record, Guy joins Lincolnshire University students to design and build what he hopes to be the world's fastest human powered boat.

Episode 3, Series 3

Wednesday May 15 at 11:50pm

World's Fastest Boat

Episode 3 | Series 3

In search of another oddball record, Guy joins Lincolnshire University students to design and build what he hopes to be the world's fastest human powered boat.

Episode 2, Series 3

Monday May 20 at 7:20pm

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…

Episode 2, Series 3

Tuesday May 21 at 3:25am

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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