English actor Idris Elba recently appeared on BBC’s King of Speed to explore automotive culture first hand. Discovering his passion for speed at a young age, Elba gets to share it with racers and car fanatics across the world through his travels. Episode 1 traces his relationship with cars from his East London home, followed by an escapade across the ocean to Detroit and New Jersey, exploring the impact of speed on professional motorsports and popular culture. Episode 2 covers the history of rallying with Minis and the art of drifting. Check out both episodes below and share your thoughts.