Despite a season dominated by world champion Max Verstappen, there were plenty of stories during the last season of the Formula 1 World Championship. Fortunately for us, we will be able to see the stories unfold in even more detail as the Box to Box Films features interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and more. It will arrive at the end of February 2023, just in time for the new season.
In case you didn’t know, renewed netflix Formula 1: drive to survive for a fifth and sixth season, which means the 2022 and 2023 Netflix F1 Championship seasons will also be covered.
The spectacle has been cited as one of the many reasons the sport is growing, particularly in the United States. Season 5 is set to be another cracker with plenty of stories and threads to follow.
The big changes that came into the season were the big regulation changes that notably changed the way cars can follow each other and led to more overtaking. They will no doubt touch on the Red Bull cost cap breaking controversy and cover the trials and tribulations of many teams throughout the year.
Formula 1: drive to survive season 5 will premiere on Netflix in 2023
Let’s look at the last two seasons of F1: Drive to survive vs. when the new season started (season 2 came in 2020, season was delayed):
So the previous two seasons arrived on Netflix in March, but they arrived notably 9 days before the race on Sunday (or 7 days before the start of FP1).
This trend continues in 2023. The new season F1 Championship race is underway on March 5, 2023, and Netflix has announced that the fifth season of Drive to Survive will be on. February 24, 2023.
That week gets you up to speed and up to speed for the 2023 Formula One World Championship, which is scheduled for a record 24 races.
According to Netflix, here is the official synopsis for the fifth season and the first trailer:
“Offering unprecedented access, this new season will once again take fans behind the scenes, to witness first-hand how drivers and teams prepare to fight for the 2022 FIA Formula 1 World Championship. series will feature never-before-seen footage and interviews of the biggest names in the sport.»
More from Box to Box Films on the way
In case you haven’t heard, Netflix is also working on a bunch more sports documentaries over the next year, with some very elaborate using the mold perfected with F1: Drive to survive.
The team behind Formula 1: drive to survive it will also release documentaries on the PGA and the ATP and WTA Tour;
breaking pointthe tennis docuseries, will be split into two parts, the first coming on January 13, 2023. Part 2 will be released sometime in June 2023.
Full Swing, the golf docuseries, will be released on February 15, 2023. All eight episodes will be available to stream at the time of release.
Finally, in the F1-Netflix news, you may have heard that Netflix made a bid earlier in the year to get the live rights to Formula 1, but ultimately lost out to ESPN in the United States.
Fabulous evening with our Drive to Survive family. What an incredible, unforgettable and unexpected journey it has been. For many more laps together x pic.twitter.com/PmkK0iivjr
— Will Buxton (@wbuxtonofficial) November 18, 2022
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