F1 Drive to Survive Season 6 on Netflix: Is it Happening?

The popular Netflix docuseries “Drive to Survive,” which offers a behind-the-scenes look at Formula 1, is set to return for a sixth season, featuring Max Verstappen who had previously criticized the show for intensifying certain moments and creating non-existent rivalries.


‣ The Netflix series “Drive to Survive” has brought a large new audience to Formula 1, offering a unique behind-the-scenes look at the sport.
‣ A sixth season of “Drive to Survive” is confirmed, with Netflix’s camera crew attending every Grand Prix during the 2023 F1 season.
‣ Despite initial criticism, Max Verstappen has agreed to participate in the recording of the series again after a conversation with F1 boss Stefano Domenicali and the show’s producers.
‣ The Netflix camera team gets close to the action during race weekends, even attending some behind-the-scenes meetings, resulting in unique moments for viewers.

Netflix’s hit series, “Formula 1: Drive to Survive,” has been a game-changer. It’s brought a fresh wave of fans to F1. The docuseries, with its unique backstage access, has been a hit. Five seasons are already up on Netflix. But what about season six?

Let’s talk about “Drive to Survive” season six on Netflix. Fans, rejoice! A sixth season is in the pipeline. Netflix’s crew was there, capturing every Grand Prix moment of the 2023 F1 season. The hype for the new season is already building, with a fresh season of the docuseries. The release date? Still under wraps.

Now, let’s address the elephant in the room. The Netflix series has its share of critics. Max Verstappen, for instance, hasn’t been shy about voicing his concerns. He’s criticized the producers for dramatizing certain moments, casting some drivers in a bad light, and fabricating rivalries.

But, plot twist! After a chat with F1 boss Stefano Domenicali and the show’s producers, Verstappen’s softened his stance. He’s back on board for the new season. Just like in season five, you’ll see the Red Bull Racing driver in “Drive to Survive” episodes.

Ever wondered how “Drive to Survive” is made? The Netflix camera team gets up close and personal with the teams on race weekends. They’re closer to the action than anyone else, giving viewers a real taste of top-tier motorsport. It’s not just about filming behind the scenes. The creators might also be present at some behind-the-scenes meetings. This access has led to some unforgettable moments, like the heated exchange between Toto Wolff and Christian Horner during a team bosses’ briefing.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez is a senior writer at F1Highlights.com. With a passion for motorsports, Albert brings a unique perspective to the world of Formula One. With over five years of experience as a sports reporter, he has honed his skills in capturing the essence of the sport.

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