New Drive to Survive audience surpasses last series

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New Drive to Survive audience surpasses last series

Liberty Media boss Greg Maffei has mentioned the fourth collection of Drive to Survive has been a “enormous success”, and has been watched by extra individuals than the final instalment of episodes.

The present has been credited for being a major purpose behind Method 1’s current development in recognition lately – significantly in America, an space which the game has lengthy tried to construct its presence.

The newest collection got here out previous to the 2022 season starting, following the ups and downs of Purple Bull’s battle towards Mercedes for each World Championships, in addition to a number of tales from throughout the paddock.

With the present’s continued enchantment, senior figures at Liberty Media are happy to see its viewers repeatedly develop.

“We’re comfortable to report, and I feel our Netflix buddies can be comfortable to report, that it was the primary present in 33 international locations around the globe already,” Maffei reported in Las Vegas as the latest Method 1 race for 2023 was introduced.

“The season 4 viewers is already bigger than the season three viewers. So it’s an enormous success.

“I feel there are numerous different components which have helped drive our recognition, however that’s definitely one which we don’t low cost.”

The present has been more and more criticised by accusations of misrepresenting a few of the storylines inside it, together with radio messages from Lando Norris which had been reduce in from utterly totally different races to what was on display on the time.

Max Verstappen refused to participate within the collection after he accused Netflix of faking or skewing storylines, and believes the present was “ruined after the primary season” because of this.


Netflix cameras have reportedly been noticed across the paddock in 2022, however it’s but to be formally confirmed that Drive to Survive will return in 2023.

Method 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has spoken of the necessity for the present to proceed so as to add worth to the game, and confirmed the game shall be holding talks with Netflix to handle drivers’ issues surrounding the authenticity of the access-all-areas docuseries.




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