Past Gas #225: Macau GP - “Asia’s Monaco” is a Notoriously Dangerous Street Circuit

Past Gas by Donut Media

19-02-2024 • 53 mins

Beyond the Macau Grand Prix’s rich history, the event has become a cultural phenomenon, drawing motorsport enthusiasts and fans to the vibrant city to witness the convergence of speed, strategy, and sheer determination on a circuit that combines tradition with cutting edge automotive technology. But for all of its positive influence, the history of the Macau GP is fraught with controversy. How did it evolve from an amateur street race into one of the world’s most dangerous motorsport events? Why does this grand prix attract so many aspiring F1 drivers? And what controversies have left some fans calling for a complete eradication of the event altogether? Today on Past Gas, we untangle the sordid past of the Macau Grand Prix. Thanks to our sponsors: Start the Good Habit at to save 10% off the Journey Pack today. This episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at and get on your way to being your best self. Need to hire? You need Indeed. Explore the Subaru Crosstrek. Love is out there. Find it in a Crosstrek. Learn more at More about Show: Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit