Your browser does not support this HTML5 audio player. 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?

Your browser does not support this HTML5 audio player. 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. We also hark, Read More

Your browser does not support this HTML5 audio player. Legendary motorsport commentator Murray Walker puts the industry in perspective, drawing on over five decades of firsthand experience.

Your browser does not support this HTML5 audio player. Motorsport is as much about the drivers as it is about the cars. Yassmin and Michael visit the Confederation of Australian Motorsport’s karting academy to discover whether or not Yassmin can hack it mentally and physically. “The levels of fitness they need to do their, Read More

Your browser does not support this HTML5 audio player. Yassmin kicks Michael out of the studio to make room for 19-year-old racing driver Chelsea Angelo and Women of Australian Motorsport founder Belinda Taylor. Women in motorsport definitely feel the pressure of being in such a male-dominated field, but as more get involved, they hope, Read More

Your browser does not support this HTML5 audio player. Yassmin and Michael go under the hood to learn how important high tech ‘tinkering’ — AKA engineering — is to making cars go faster. Our aerodynamic duo visit the almost sci-fi workshop of Melbourne’s Monash Motorsport. The university team are world leaders in the development, Read More

Your browser does not support this HTML5 audio player. 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 the fascinating history of how F1 rose to be the prestigious entity we know and how it influenced the development, Read More

Your browser does not support this HTML5 audio player. If you’re a Formula One driver, you probably grew up racing karts. There’s no better place to start if you’re someone with a lofty dream and next to no experience. Yassmin and Michael head to a Melbourne karting track to experience the early career thrill, Read More