Idris Elba: King of Speed

  • 2014
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Actor Idris Elba charts the origins and history of underground racing, and examines how the quest for high speed has affected modern motorsport and the cars of today.

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Episode 3 Season 1, Episode 3 Jul 28, 2014 $2.99

Idris goes back to basics and learns the skills of trial biking, before finally fulfilling his personal ambition to drive a full spec rally car on a genuine Finnish rally course, with plenty of close calls on along the way.

Episode 2 Season 1, Episode 2 Jul 21, 2014 $1.99

Idris meets the owner of one of the world's fastest production cars and uncovers how the underground driving craze of drifting began in Japan has become the fastest growing motorsport in Europe.

Episode 1 Season 1, Episode 1 Jul 14, 2014 $1.99

Idris Elba travels from East London to Motor City in Detroit and on to New Jersey, where he reveals the history of the first boy racers and explores our obsession with driving fast.

Episode 3 Season 0, Episode 3 Dec 27, 2013 Paid

Idris goes back to basics and learns the skills of trial biking, before finally fulfilling his personal ambition to drive a full spec rally car on a genuine Finnish rally course, with plenty of close calls on along the way.

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Idris Elba: King of Speed, Season 1
Actor Idris Elba charts the origins and history of underground racing and examines how the quest for high speed has affected modern motorsport and the (more…)
Idris Elba: King of Speed, Season 1
Actor Idris Elba charts the origins and history of underground racing and examines how the quest for high speed has affected modern motorsport and the (more…)
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  • Premiered: July 14, 2014
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Actor Idris Elba charts the origins and history of underground racing, and examines how the quest for high speed has affected modern motorsport and the cars of today. (more)

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