9 episodes

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.

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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.

    Judgement day

    Judgement day

    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?

    • 31 min
    Advice from the masters

    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.

    • 21 min
    Murray Walker - the voice

    Murray Walker - the voice

    The legendary motorsport commentator Murray Walker puts the industry in perspective, drawing on over five decades of firsthand experience.

    • 31 min
    Mind, body and planking

    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.

    • 30 min
    Women in motorsport

    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.

    • 22 min
    Tooling up

    Tooling up

    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.

    • 18 min

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