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Pit Crews

Season 2

  • 60 mins
  • Documentary, Reality, Special Interest

Jack up a car, change four tires, fill the gas tank, check the oil, wipe the windows and get back on the road. Oh yes, and you’ve got 17 seconds to do that or you’re fired. Who could handle a job like that – even thrive on the challenge and the adrenaline rush? Every member of a professional racing pit crew, that’s who. This Canadian series takes you inside the world of those people who keep a NASCAR racing machine on the oval; a hydroplane on the water, a motorcycle on the track. It’s one of the highest-pressured, most exciting environments anyone can imagine, and it’s a lifestyle for those who choose it.

5 episodes

2x01 Indy Racing League

  • Season Premiere

    no air date — 60 mins

More high-octane action from the pit crew of the race car superstar Scott Sharp. Add to that, a new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR at the final race of the year, and rest assured that this crew will learn about the stuff of which they're made.

2x02 Rolex Grand Am Series

  • no air date — 60 mins

Grand Am is regarded as one of the world's most competitive racing series. In it's first ever race on the streets of Montreal, the pit crew of Patrick Carpentier will be feeling more than the pressure of a 400km sprint to the finish; they'llll be working hard to ensure that this driver ends up on the podium in his hometown.

2x03 NHRA Funny Cars

  • no air date — 60 mins

Drag racing is over in less than 10 seconds and reaches terrifying speeds. Fans love it because the race begins during the day, and continues until one team is left standing, no matter how long that takes. Between each run, pit crews completely rebuild the engine, and none are more skilled than the Brut Funny Car pit crew under the legendary racer turned crew chief, Indy Hall-of-Famer Ed McCulloch.

The buzz about truck racing has become so big that the pit crew of Bill Davis Racing has just learned that their new driver will be the world reknowned Canadian, Jacques Villeneuve. With international attention on this pit crew, the pressure is on to perform to perfection.

2x05 Moto ST Endurance Series

  • no air date — 60 mins

This is exciting new motorcycle endurance series is the first of its kind in North America. To be successful, a winning team requires a quick-thinking pit crew with loads of stamina that can face the challenge of two riders. The San Jose BMW pit crew will need to learn to work together to pull their team out their current dismal twelfth place standing.