Drive to Survive” season 5 coming to Netflix Feb. 24

The following season of “Components 1: Drive to Survive” is coming to Netflix Feb. 24, the streaming service confirmed Thursday via Twitter.

The sequence’ fifth season will deal with the 2022 F1 racing season, which noticed the implementation of sweeping guidelines modifications that introduced new automotive designs and value caps. These modifications had been aimed toward closing the hole between the richest groups and the remainder of the sphere to create nearer, extra unpredictable racing. 

The end result was pretty predictable, nonetheless. Regardless of early flashes of competitiveness from Ferrari, reigning champion Max Verstappen received a second driver’s championship, and Crimson Bull ended Mercedes-AMG’s streak by successful the groups’ title. Verstappen additionally scored a report 15 wins.

Crimson Bull was later discovered to be in violation of the brand new value cap guidelines; the workforce was fined for its value cap breach however allowed to retain the championship title. That would present from drama for this season of “Drive to Survive,” together with a driver shuffle that noticed McLaren and Alpine preventing to safe Oscar Piastri to fill seats being vacated by Daniel Ricciardo and Fernando Alonso, respectively.

Max Verstappen at the 2022 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix - Photo credit: Getty Images

Max Verstappen on the 2022 Components 1 United States Grand Prix – Photograph credit score: Getty Photos

F1 administration confirmed in Might 2022 that “Drive to Survive” would proceed for fifth and sixth seasons. The present depends on shut cooperation from F1 and the groups to permit a excessive degree of behind-the-scenes entry, however robust rankings for season 4, which documented the shut championship struggle between Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, satisfied F1 administration to commit to 2 extra seasons.

F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali has stated the Netflix sequence’ future is not assured, saying in a 2022 interview that “Drive to Survive” should add worth to F1 to proceed. So loads will experience on how this newest season is obtained by viewers.