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Yassmin Abdel-Magied has a secret love. She dreams of an alternative life in one of the world’s richest, whitest and most male-dominated fields: Formula One motor racing. Motor Mouth follows Yassmin's petrol-fuelled journey into the complex and colourful world of motorsports to discover where her true skills lie and whether she has what it takes for F1. Along the way, we meet the eccentrics, perfectionists and fellow obsessives with a shared love of speed and danger.
||CleanJudgement 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 wha||16 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvice 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||9 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMurray Walker - the voice||The legendary motorsport commentator Murray Walker puts the industry in perspective, drawing on over five decades of firsthand experience.||2 11 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMind, 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 mentally and physically. “The levels of fitne||26 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWomen 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.||19 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTooling 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||12 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnbreakable||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.||5 10 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStart 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.||28 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntroducing 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.||26 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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