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Follow Yassmin Abdel-Magied’s petrol-fuelled journey into the complex and colourful world of motorsports. Discover where her true skills lie and find out whether Yassmin has what it takes to cut it in F1.
Nov 16, 2016
After all the assessments, coaching, planking, beep testing, engineering and karting, this is it... the home straight. Time to find out whether the name "Yassmin Abdel-Magied” will ever be emblazoned on a car on the F1 racing grid. Does she have what it takes?
Nov 9, 2016
Advice from the masters
Michael takes off to meet Australian F1 drivers Alan Jones and not-quite-legend-yet Daniel Ricciardo for necessary inspiration for the journey ahead. Ricciardo tells us how he left Australia for Europe in his late-teens to push himself to become a world class driver.
Nov 2, 2016
Murray Walker - the voice
The legendary motorsport commentator Murray Walker puts the industry in perspective, drawing on over five decades of firsthand experience.
Oct 26, 2016
Mind, body and planking
Motorsport is as much about the drivers as it is about the cars. Yassmin and Michael visit the Karting Academy at the Confederation of Australian Motorsport to discover whether or not Yassmin can hack it.
Oct 20, 2016
Women in motorsport
Yassmin kicks Michael out of the studio to make room for 19 year old V8 Supercar driver Chelsea Angelo and WAMS (Women of Australian Motorsport) founder, Belinda Taylor.
Oct 13, 2016
Yassmin and Michael go under the hood to learn how important high tech “tinkering” (aka engineering) is to making cars go faster. Along the way, they learn about a CSIRO-developed electron beam, meet an aerodynamics expert and get blown away walking through a wind tunnel.
Oct 5, 2016
For most of us, it's hard to imagine that Formula One has anything to do with the humble commuter vehicle. Yassmin and Michael dive into F1's fascinating history.
Sep 29, 2016
Start with a kart
If you’re a Formula 1 driver, you probably grew up racing Go Karts. There’s no better place to start if you’re someone with a lofty dream and next to no experience.
Sep 27, 2016
INTRODUCING — Motor Mouth
Yassmin and Michael are on a mission to find out if Yassmin’s got what it takes to become a Formula 1 driver.