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Season 1

  • S01E01 Episode 1

    • December 26, 2013
    • BBC Two

    Idris Elba travels from his childhood home in east London to 'Motor City' - Detroit - and then on to New Jersey where he delves into the history of the first boy racers and explores how the quest for high speed has shaped professional motorsport and popular culture.

  • S01E02 Episode 2

    • December 27, 2013
    • BBC Two

    Idris examines the history of the rallying Mini and gets to grips with the combination of technology and skill involved in driving at a professional level. He also discovers that the underground driving craze of drifting, which began in Japan, has become the fastest growing motorsport in Europe - a passion for skill and handling has changed the way Europeans race. Idris then fulfils a personal ambition as he gets behind the wheel of a full-spec rally car and takes on a genuine Finnish rally course, with help from Ari Vatanen.

  • S01E03 Episode 3

    • December 28, 2013
    • BBC Two