WATCH: 6 clips from Drive To Survive Season 3 to whet your appetite for the full series
As if the prospect of a new Formula 1 season wasn’t enough, Netflix’s sensational Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 3 is now streaming! To get you in the mood, here are six exclusive clips from Season 3, giving you an insight into the amazing action captured by the show’s cameras last year.
The beginning of a season like no other
At 2020 pre-season testing, Covid-19 was barely at the forefront of any of the teams’ minds, as the drivers went about their testing duties in Barcelona – including posing for the pre-season video. The picture would have changed dramatically just a month later…
Ricciardo swaps Renault for McLaren
One of the key storylines from Season 1 of Drive To Survive was Daniel Ricciardo’s unexpected decision to switch from Red Bull to Renault. Two years later, and seemingly frustrated by his new team’s failure to kick on, Ricciardo was off again, deciding to join forces with McLaren for 2021 – while leaving him with the awkward prospect of a full season with Renault to see out.
McLaren’s bromance comes under pressure
Harmony reigned at McLaren in 2019, with a special friendship forming between driving pairing Lando Norris and Carlos Sainz. But with Norris in the ascendant as the 2020 season finally got under way in Austria, would the relationship endure?
Anthoine Hubert remembered by his friend Pierre Gasly
Formula 1’s return to Spa-Francorchamps in 2020 couldn’t help but bring back memories of the tragic events at the track a year earlier, when F2 racer Anthoine Hubert lost his life. AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly was one of Hubert’s closest friends, and remembers that tumultuous, emotional weekend in Episode 5.
Ferrari’s 2020 struggles come home to roost
Charles Leclerc’s dramatic pole and victory at the Italian Grand Prix at Monza in 2019 was cast into sharp relief by the team’s lacklustre performance at the track in 2020, as their season-long struggle for pace with the recalcitrant SF1000 continued.
Grosjean’s heart-stopping escape in Bahrain
The most poignant moment of the 2020 season by far was Haas driver Romain Grosjean’s dramatic escape from the flaming wreckage of his VF-20 at the Bahrain Grand Prix – with Drive To Survive delving into the full story of the French driver’s terrifying crash.
Season 3 of Drive To Survive is available to watch on Netflix now!