TORONTO (June 1, 2015) – Faster, tougher, and dirtier! Feeding the need for speed, Discovery gears up for the return of MEGASPEED as Season 2 hits the asphalt Thursdays at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT beginning June 25. From Discovery Canada’s award-winning international production house, EPI (Exploration Production Inc.), the original Canadian documentary series puts the pedal to the metal as the one-hour, six-episode season takes viewers for an exhilarating ride. Narrated by CP24 BREAKFAST Co-Host, Steve Anthony the series focuses on fast vehicles and the drivers who race them – from souped-up dragsters on the strip to customized ‘street legal’ roadsters – the adrenaline-fueled series ramps up with exclusive access to some of the world’s most prestigious motor sport events.
In the Season 2 premiere, “Indy 500” (Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT), MEGASPEED takes viewers around the circuit of the Indianapolis motor speedway, the most famous two and half miles on the planet. Featuring exclusive behind-the-scenes access to 27-year-old Oakville native James Hinchcliffe, who was involved in a serious accident during practice on May 18, the episode follows Hinch as he prepares to qualify for his fourth Indy.