As part of National Safe Work Month in Australia, FIA Formula 1 medical rescue coordinator Dr Ian Roberts and FIA Formula 1 medical car driver Alan van der Merwe discuss their differing paths to their roles, the biggest safety advances in F1 and how they helped Romain Grosjean survive his dramatic crash in Bahrain last year, while we review Sunday’s US Grand Prix won by Max Verstappen.

Max Verstappen's 2017 racing gloves rest on his car in its garage.
New safety standards from 2018 will have drivers gloves collecting vital information for doctors.
FIA deputy medical delegate Dr Ian Roberts and FIA medical delegate Alain Chantegret with the F1 medical car
Why F1's focus on safety left the FIA with no choice but to suspend Friday practice in China.