Formula 1: Drive to Survive

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Formula 1: Drive to Survive
Formula 1 Drive to Survive.jpg
GenreDocumentary series
Created byFormula One
Netflix
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)James Gay-Rees
Paul Martin
Sophie Todd
Running time27–40 minutes
Production company(s)Box to Box Films
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original release8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
External links
Website

Formula 1: Drive to Survive is a documentary series produced in collaboration between Netflix and Formula One to give an exclusive behind the scenes look at the 2018 Formula One World Championship.[1][2] The Netflix original series premiered on 8 March 2019.[3][4]

Premise[edit]

The ten-part documentary series is the "first to truly immerse the audience inside the cockpits, the paddock and the lives of the key players in Formula 1". The series covers the 2018 Formula One World Championship and has "unparalleled and exclusive access to the world’s fastest drivers, team principals and owners, as well as Formula 1's own management team."[1]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleOriginal air date
1"All to Play For"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
2"The King of Spain"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
3"Redemption"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
4"The Art of War"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
5"Trouble at the Top"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
6"All or Nothing"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
7"Keeping Your Head"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
8"The Next Generation"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
9"Stars and Stripes"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)
10"Crossing the Line"8 March 2019 (2019-03-08)

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On 24 March 2018, Formula One announced that Netflix had commissioned a ten episode docu-series giving an exclusive behind the scenes look at the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship.[2]

The series will be executive produced by James Gay-Rees and Paul Martin for the production company, Box to Box Films. Sophie Todd will be the production's showrunner.[1]

Release[edit]

On 20 February 2019, the first trailer for the series was released and on 8 March 2019 the series premiered on Netflix.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Haring, Bruce (24 March 2018). "Netflix Teams With Formula 1 Racing For New Series". Deadline. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Formula 1 and Netflix in 2018 season deal". Formula 1® - The Official F1® Website. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b Horton, Phillip. "Formula 1: Release date confirmed for F1's Netflix series". Motorsport Week. Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Formula 1 and Netflix announce 'Drive to Survive' | Formula 1®". www.formula1.com. Retrieved 20 February 2019.

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