Yassmin Abdel-Magied has a secret love. She dreams of an alternative life in one of the worlds 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.


  • Judgement day

    Judgement day

    17/11/2016 Duración: 31min

    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?

  • Advice from the masters

    Advice from the masters

    10/11/2016 Duración: 21min

    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.

  • Murray Walker - the voice

    Murray Walker - the voice

    03/11/2016 Duración: 31min

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

  • Mind, body and planking

    Mind, body and planking

    27/10/2016 Duración: 30min

    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.

  • Women in motorsport

    Women in motorsport

    20/10/2016 Duración: 22min

    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.

  • Tooling up

    Tooling up

    13/10/2016 Duración: 18min

    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.

  • Unbreakable


    06/10/2016 Duración: 28min

    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.

  • Start with a kart

    Start with a kart

    29/09/2016 Duración: 18min

    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.

  • Introducing Motor Mouth

    Introducing Motor Mouth

    27/09/2016 Duración: 01min

    Yassmin and Michael are on a mission to find out if Yassmin’s got what it takes to become a Formula 1 driver.