F1 renew Drive to Survive deal with Netflix with two more seasons announced

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F1 and Netflix have confirmed that the System 1: Drive to Survive collection has been renewed for a fifth and sixth season.

System 1: THRILLING trailer for Netflix's 'Drive to Survive'

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F1 bosses have thrilled followers by confirming the Netflix collection System 1: Drive to Survive has been renewed for a fifth and sixth season.The official F1 web site made the announcement at the moment, promising each the 2022 and 2023 campaigns will once more be lined with unique behind the scenes footage.

The primary season, protecting the 2018 World Championship, premiered in March 2019 and its recognition proved such that three extra variations have been produced to cowl the 2019, 2020, and 2021 campaigns. Since its debut, the collection has been credited for serving to introduce a brand new viewers to the game. 

On the 2021 British Academy Tv Craft Awards, it was awarded the ‘Greatest Sound: Factual’ honour after which at this yr’s American Cinema Editors Awards, producers took the Greatest Edited Non-Scripted Collection honour. The newest collection can be nominated for 2 honours on the Sports activities Emmy Awards.

Nevertheless, it hasn’t proved common with everybody – drivers particularly. Amid accusations on footage intentionally being sensationalised, present world champion Max Verstappen has revealed he doesn’t take part in filming, saying “folks get the unsuitable concept” about what goes on.

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F1 renew Drive to Survive deal with Netflix with two more seasons announced

Pierre Gasly attends the System 1: Drive To Survive Netflix season 4 unique screening/ (Picture: GETTY)

Former world champion Jenson Button has additionally criticised the collection, arguing he is a purist: “This has been my world for thus a few years, I do know what’s faux and what isn’t: when a tyre squeal isn’t a tyre squeal,” he defined. “When the commentary isn’t truly the commentary for the race.”

Nevertheless, in Thursday’s assertion, F1 chiefs pointed to the spectacular viewing figures “The collection has grown in recognition over time, with Season 4 attracting the largest viewers so far and breaking into the weekly Prime 10 in 56 nations,” it learn.

F1 renew Drive to Survive deal with Netflix with two more seasons announced

The present collection focuses largely on the 2021 title race. (Picture: GETTY)

“Providing unprecedented entry, the brand new season will as soon as once more take followers behind the scenes to witness first-hand how the drivers and groups put together to battle it out for the 2022 and 2023 championships. The collection will supply never-before-seen footage and interviews from the game’s largest names.”

The latest collection focussed largely on the tensions between Lewis Hamilton and Verstappen as they battled it out for the title. It additionally highlighted the continuing tensions between the group bosses at Mercedes and Pink Bull, Toto Wolff and Christian Horner.

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