The beginning of the System 1 season is lower than a month away. Whereas the championship prepares itself for an additional yr of Max Verstappen dominance, Netflix is sort of able to premiere one other season of its wildly common docuseries “Drive to Survive.” The 48-season teaser trailer launched immediately didn’t characteristic the Dutch world champion in a single body and supplied glimpses of the storylines that can seemingly be the main focus of the present’s sixth season.
The trailer begins with narration from Nyck de Vries, instantly making a nod to the game’s followers concerning the cutthroat nature of F1 for its rivals. De Vries didn’t survive the season and was dropped by Scuderia AlphaTauri ten races into the 22-race season. The seat at Pink Bull’s secondary staff was crammed by docuseries standout Daniel Ricciardo. Many puzzled what “Drive to Survive” can be like with out the Australian star at first of 2023, however manufacturing seemingly didn’t miss a beat. The teaser even included a clip of Riccardo climbing right into a Pink Bull for a take a look at throughout his temporary stint because the staff’s third driver. Nonetheless, no Verstappen.
Lance Stroll and Aston Martin took up a couple of seconds within the teaser. The Canadian driver fractured each his wrists and broke a toe in a pre-season biking accident. There have been questions on the time if he can be bodily capable of race within the season opener, however Stroll raced and completed sixth towards the percentages. It might be stunning if Netflix docuseries didn’t closely characteristic his restoration. To not low cost Fernando Alonso’s renaissance in his age-41 season as he racked up six podium finishes in his first eight races with Aston.
The turmoil at Alpine obtained a couple of moments on display screen as staff boss Otmar Szafnauer obtained ousted whereas teammates Estaban Ocon and Pierre Gasly dueled on observe all season. There have been a couple of extra clues sparsed out amongst numerous clips. Fan favourite Guenther Steiner appeared in what’s prone to be his closing season on the present, as he was left to go from Haas after the season. Lewis Hamilton and Carlos Sainz are additionally seen however I’d be shocked if Hamilton’s latest transfer to Ferrari is roofed in any respect.
The sixth season of “Drive to Survive” will likely be launched on Netflix on February 23, simply eight days earlier than the 2024 season opener in Bahrain. It will likely be the proper refresher on the intrigue that retains followers glued to F1 when Max Verstappen can’t cease successful.