Guy Martin - Hovercraft - Speed - 12 x 8 Autographed Picture. This time, he rode a specially modified Suzuki Hayabusa. Motorcycle racer Guy Martin takes on a unique series of speed-based challenges. More episodes. Motorcycle racer and mechanic Guy Martin tries to break the world speed record for a hovercraft. However, hovercraft are notoriously unstable at speed, and Guy is out of his comfort zone on the water. Episodes. Daredevil Guy Martin broke the British hovercraft speed record on Loch Ken. Guy has a steep learning to understand the handling of the hovercraft whilst he tries to push the boundaries of speed on the water. Speed with Guy Martin. Advertisement. Guy is no stranger to speed records, having held (or still holds) the record for the fastest speed on a gravity-powered snow sled, the fastest speed in a soapbox, highest speed on a wall of death and also the fastest speed attained in a hovercraft. Speed freak Guy Martin is totally out of his comfort zone, as he takes to the water in a bid to set a brand new world speed record for a hovercraft. He also showed interest in trucks at the early age of 12. Guy has a steep learning to understand the handling of the hovercraft whilst he tries to push the boundaries of speed on the water. Change the channel Select Site Singletrack Tech Singletrack Snow Singletrack Charged GritCX Classifieds Guy Martin - Aqua Bike - Speed - 10 x 8 Autographed Picture. Martin already hold three Guiness World Records for fastest speeds on a gravity-powered snow sled, a soap box and on the wall of death. Regular price £25 00 £25.00. The official record of 85mph was set back in 1995 by American hovercraft designer Bob Windt and as Guy pointed out in the program…”it’s a British invention, the record should be here!” However, hovercraft are notoriously unstable at speed, and Guy is out of his comfort zone on the water. He has a total of 17 podium finishes at TT events over several … Guy Martin - Hydrofoil - Speed - 10 x 8 Autographed Picture. Regular price £25 00 £25.00. Motorcycle racer and mechanic Guy Martin tries to break the world speed record for a hovercraft. Martin tries to break the world speed record for a hovercraft of 85.38 mph (137.41 km/h) on Loch Ken, Dumfries and Galloway in a 500cc Formula 2 craft. Guy Martin (born 4 November 1981) is a British lorry-mechanic better known publicly as a motorcycle racer turned television presenter of engineering-based projects, being likened to the late Fred Dibnah.. Martin started racing in 1998 and in 2004 competed on a road circuit for the first time at the Isle of Man TT. Guy Martin’s father, Ian Martin, was forced to become a lorry mechanic to supplement his income. The topic ‘Guy Martin – Hovercraft (contains spoilers)’ is closed to new replies. People also watched. Home. He also holds the British record for driving the fastest hovercraft. 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