American TruckerFebruary 24, 2011
American Trucker is a television show on the Speed cable channel. Hosted by Robb Mariani, the pilot episode featured Robb helping another mechanic restore one of the classic 1980 Kenworth K-100 Aerodyne trucks used in the TV show B. J. and the Bear, along with a short piece about the world's largest truck stop, the Iowa 80. Running a total of 13 episodes for Season 1, American Trucker is currently filming a new 13 episode Season 2 content to run late summer thru fall of 2011.
The show is produced by Bud Brutsman and Steve Beebe of Overhaulin' fame. Show content is derived from Robb's knowledge and experience with trucks and trucking history. Robb is a past cast member of HGTV's Design Star series. Dan Bruno, the owner of such famous trucks as the Rubber Duck's Mack truck from Convoy and past owner of the Peterbilt tanker from Duel is credited on the show as a technical consultant.
NASCAR Race Hub is a daily NASCAR news program broadcast on Fox Sports 1 Monday through Thursday. Originally broadcast on Speed, the show replaced NASCAR Nation and This Week in NASCAR. NASCAR Race Hub premiered on October 12, 2009 as a 30 minute show, but was extended to 60 minutes in the following years. The show was again shortened to 30 minutes after moving to Fox Sports 1 from Speed in August 2013, only to be returned to 60 minutes starting on September 23.
Two Guys Garage is an American reality television series on automobile repair and customizing, hosted by Bryan Fuller and Sam Memmolo and airing on Speed Channel since 2001. The series is based in Tampa, Florida. The hosts changed in 2012, now hosting the show Kevin Byrd who hosted with Bryan Fuller for several years, along with Willie B. ""Willie B"" also hosts a radio show for ""KBPI"" in Denver, CO, and two seasons on ""PINKS"" on SPEED Channel.
SPEED Channel changed to FOX Sports One in August 2013 and no longer aired how-to automotive programming. The show moved to GAC owned by Scripps. Scripps also owns HGTV, Travel Channel, Food Network, Cook Channel, DIY Network. These how-to networks reach over one million homes across the US.
Pass Time was an American game show airing on Speed. In the show, two contestants competed against each other and "resident expert" Kenneth Herring, attempting to predict the pass times of a series of drag racers. Pass Time was hosted by Speed personality Brett Wagner, and Paige Simpson served as the show's "car wrangler". Simpson rarely speaks on-camera during the show, although she was the only one to speak on-camera in a 2011 promotional ad for the show, giving directions to Wagner and Herring. The show last aired on August 16, 2013, the last day of Speed programming before the change in the U.S. to Fox Sports 1.
NASCAR on Speed was the brand name of Speed's coverage of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice sessions, qualifying sessions and a limited number of races, as well as Camping World Truck Series races that began in 2002. It was produced by Fox Sports. Pre-race coverage was usually by NASCAR RaceDay while post-race coverage was on NASCAR Victory Lane. Other programs, such as Speed Center and Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain also provided limited coverage of NASCAR related events. Starting in August 2013, Speed's coverage of NASCAR including RaceDay, Victory Lane and NASCAR Live! moved to Fox Sports 1.
Formula 1 Debrief was a show on the American channel Speed. It started airing on April 4, 2009 and ended on December 1, 2012. The "roundtable" show included Speed's 3 former F1 broadcasters covered the previous Formula 1 race, showed highlights and commenting on them. The three personalities were Bob Varsha, Steve Matchett, and David Hobbs with clips of Will Buxton, Speed's only broadcaster presented at F1 races.
Unique WhipsFebruary 23, 2005
Unique Whips was a television show that aired on the defunct Speed Channel from 2005–2008. The show follows the work of Unique Autosports based on Long Island, New York as they customize celebrity automobiles. Created and Produced by Steve Hillebrand and Corey Damsker of Hollywood East www.hollywoodeast.tv. The customization generally consists of car stereo, wheels, custom paint and interior work. Celebrities whose cars have been featured on the show include: P.DIDDY, DJ Pauly D, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Pam Anderson, Patti LaBelle, 50 Cent, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Marcus Camby, Fat Joe, and Tom Wolfe.
WindTunnel with Dave Despain was a live viewer call-in show exclusively for auto racing fans that debuted on Speed Channel on February 22, 2003 and ended on August 11, 2013. During the course of the show, host Dave Despain fielded telephone calls and read e-mail from viewers, some of them directed at the guest Despain is interviewing, which was done just after the first segment, titled "Hot Topics", which Despain reads the big stories from the racing world. After the interview segment, Despain did a segment just for him, titled "My Take", in which he gave his opinion on news from the racing world. There was also an awad for the best e-mail or phone call from each show, as the winning viewer received a Despain bobblehead. It was a coveted prize among viewers.
When WindTunnel debuted, the show aired Friday nights at 11 PM. The pilot episode was only a half-hour long. The time length was changed to an hour the very next week. In August 2003, WindTunnel expanded to four nights a week and moved to a 9 PM timeslot. In 2005, to the chagrin of some of the series' fans, WindTunnel was scaled back to one night a week, airing for two hours beginning at 9 PM on Sunday nights. In 2006, WindTunnel was scaled back to one hour. There have been special episodes of WindTunnel shown as part of the lead-up to the Daytona 500 and the Sprint All-Star Race.
This Week in NASCAR, was a 60-minute program that aired Monday nights on the Speed Channel. It was hosted by veteran NASCAR personality Steve Byrnes with panel members Michael Waltrip and Greg Biffle. Other panelists such as Chad Knaus, Bootie Barker and Dave Blaney made regular appearances. The panel reviewed the past weekend's races and get geared up for the NASCAR racing week ahead with informative and historical videos. Each episode told the stories of the track, region, drivers and offered team perspectives as well as memorable historical races from the track with present and past drivers on hand. Their cameras capture the "behind the scenes" and "show me what I don't already know!" moments, that tell critical, colorful and entertaining race stories.
Super Bikes! is a television show that first aired on Speed Channel in 2006. It follows popular American stunt rider Jason Britton as he goes around the country to check out the sport bike scene. The show mostly showcases stunt riding and stunting competitions, but it also delves into other aspects of the sport bike culture and motor sports in general.
101 Cars you Must Drive was a Speed TV program hosted by actor and comedian Alonzo Bodden. The premise of the program is that there will be 101 cars, and that all 5 cars within a particular episode can be linked to one another in some fashion.
Autoline Detroit is a weekly television show about automobile industry.
Extra contents that did not fit into the television broadcast are also found in the shows web site.
SuperCars ExposedFebruary 18, 2008
Tanner Foust takes you inside the extreme lifestyles of the guys and gals who live for their rides.
NASCAR Trackside was a NASCAR race themed show hosted by Krista Voda on Speed Channel. The show also featured former NASCAR driver Kyle Petty and SPEED personalities Rutledge Wood and Kaitlyn Vincie. Elliott Sadler and former NASCAR crew chief Jeff Hammond occasionally occupied the seat in Petty's absence. During the Michigan broadcast on August 13, 2010 Steve Byrnes announced he was leaving the show to be the host for NASCAR Race Hub also broadcast on Speed. In 2011, he hosted the show during the NASCAR on FOX Sprint Cup coverage.
The show was originally broadcast from various locations in and around the track, from pit road to the infield to the garage. Eventually this format was dropped and Trackside was re-located to the Speed Stage which was usually placed outside of the racetrack. Guests included former and current NASCAR drivers as well as NASCAR personalities and celebrities that happened to be at the track.
The final episode of the show aired on August 16, 2013 after being cancelled June 25, 2013 along with 2 other Speed Channel shows Speed Center and WindTunnel with Dave Despain due to Speed Channel's transition into Fox Sports 1 on August 17, 2013.