The sixth season of the Formula 1 documentary series, Drive to Survive, is expected to be available on Netflix on February 23, 2024, with Max Verstappen agreeing to participate in the recording again despite previous criticisms of the show.
‣ The Formula 1 documentary series: Drive to Survive is expected to release its sixth season on Netflix on Friday, 23 February 2024, a week before the opening race of the new F1 season.
‣ The 2023 F1 season was dominated by Max Verstappen and Red Bull Racing’s RB19, but Netflix is expected to create exciting storylines for the documentary series.
‣ Despite previous criticism of the series, Max Verstappen has agreed to participate in the recording of the sixth season of Drive to Survive.
‣ The Netflix camera team gets exclusive access to the teams during race weekends and behind-the-scenes meetings, providing viewers with a unique perspective on the world of motorsport.
Ready for a new season of Formula 1? The documentary series, Drive to Survive, is your perfect warm-up. 2024 marks the arrival of its sixth season. Wondering when it’ll hit Netflix? Let’s dive in.
Release Date | F1 Drive to Survive Season Six
The official release date for season six is still under wraps. But, we’re expecting all episodes to drop on Friday, 23 February 2024. That’s the last day of the winter test, a week before the Bahrain Grand Prix kicks off the new F1 season. So, gear up, F1 fans!
The 2023 season? Well, it was a bit of a yawn, thanks to Max Verstappen and Red Bull Racing’s RB19 dominance. But hey, Netflix has a knack for spinning exciting narratives. And there was plenty of drama behind Verstappen, particularly the Mercedes, McLaren, and Ferrari face-off.
Verstappen Returns to Drive to Survive
The Netflix series isn’t without its critics. Max Verstappen, for instance, has been vocal about his issues with the show. He’s not a fan of how the producers amplify certain moments, painting drivers in a bad light and fabricating rivalries.
But, after a chat with F1 boss Stefano Domenicali and the show’s producers, Verstappen’s softened his stance. He’s agreed to participate in the filming again. So, you’ll see the Red Bull Racing driver in the episodes of Drive to Survive, just like in season five.
The Making of Drive to Survive
Ever wondered how Drive to Survive is made? The Netflix camera crew gets up close and personal with the teams during race weekends. They get closer to the action than anyone else, giving viewers a real taste of top-tier motorsport.
They’re not just filming behind the scenes. They’re also present at some closed-door meetings. This access has led to some unique moments, like a heated exchange between Toto Wolff and Christian Horner during a team bosses’ briefing.