From a media release:
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.
Discovery Canada’s in-house production company, Exploration Production Inc. (EPI), is a multi-award-winning producer of ambitious, original, entertaining factual documentaries and series, for both Discovery and other international broadcasters. By the end of 2015, EPI will have delivered more than 3000 hours of television programming in the form of a daily science magazine show, series, and specials. EPI programming has been broadcast in more than 150 countries, in two-dozen languages, to potential viewing audiences of more than 600 million conventional, cable and satellite subscribers. EPI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Canada, a joint-venture between Bell Media (Canada) and Discovery Communications Inc.