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BAHRAIN, BAHRAIN - NOVEMBER 29: Romain Grosjean of France and Haas F1 is pictured walking from his

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

Drive To Survive, Season 3, Episode 1: The drivers prepare for the new season at testing

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…

READ MORE: 6 key things our data tells us from 2021 pre-season testing – including why it wasn't all bad news for Mercedes

Ricciardo swaps Renault for McLaren

Drive To Survive, Season 3, Episode 3: Daniel Ricciardo on swapping 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.

READ MORE: Why Ricciardo gambled his future on McLaren – rather than staying at Renault

McLaren’s bromance comes under pressure

Drive To Survive, Season 3, Episode 4: The rivalry at McLaren goes up a notch

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?

READ MORE: Atmosphere at Ferrari already better after ‘strange’ 2020, says Leclerc

Anthoine Hubert remembered by his friend Pierre Gasly

Drive To Survive, Season 3, Episode 5: Pierre Gasly remembers his friend Anthoine Hubert

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.

WATCH: Drivers honour the memory of Anthoine Hubert at Spa

Ferrari’s 2020 struggles come home to roost

Drive To Survive, Season 3, Episode 6: Ferrari struggle on home soil

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.

READ MORE: Binotto confident straight line speed is 'no longer a disadvantage' for Ferrari

Grosjean’s heart-stopping escape in Bahrain

Drive To Survive, Season 3, Episode 8: Romain Grosjean escapes a dramatic crash 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.

GROSJEAN SPEAKS: On how he escaped fiery crash, his secret injury, whether he'll race again – and more

Season 3 of Drive To Survive is available to watch on Netflix now!

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