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Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6: Will Max Verstappen Return This Time?

Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6

F1 fans are already living a wonderful life as Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 5 is currently available to stream on Netflix. Along with that F1 2023 World Championship is still ongoing. Thus, things are going to their utmost level. And guess what? We have one more pleasant piece of news to brighten your world. Netflix has already opened up about the potential Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6. So is it happening? Well, the series is top-rated, and its craze continues to rise. So what are you waiting for? Let’s see! What Netflix says about Season 6.


Netflix’s sports docuseries Formula 1: Drive To Survive gives its audience clear exposure to the F1 race behind the scenes. It focuses on F1 World Championship and how all the racers deal with the pressure and aligned challenges. The show began with the 2018 F1 World Championship, focusing on the season’s key moments, personalities, and rivalries. It also showcases the intense competition between various teams and drivers, including Red Bull, Ferrari, and Mercedes, as they battle for the championship title. The series also highlights the team’s challenges and how they strive to win.

Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6 Gets Early Renewal!

Rejoice fans! We have delightful news for you. Netflix has already hinted at the future of Formula 1: Drive To Survive even before the fifth season could premiere. So you don’t need to fret at all. Not only did the streaming giant confirm its future, but it has also hinted at potential Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6. Well, the show debuted back in 2019 and soon became one of the most popular shows on Netflix. It helped the audience connect with their favorite racers and learn more about their challenges during the championship. So considering its popularity, it doesn’t seem like the show will end so soon.

Back on May 5, 2022, Netflix made a pleasing announcement. The streaming giant renewed the series for the fifth and sixth seasons. Well, it came out as a huge surprise as the streaming platform generally decides the show’s future based on its viewership. But it wasn’t the case with Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6. In fact, it shows Netflix’s confidence in its sports docuseries and how well it is doing on the platform. No doubt, the show gained massive popularity throughout its run, gripping the audience’s attention to the core.

Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6

It also gained a solid 8.6 rating on IMDb, while on Rotten Tomatoes, it crossed all the limits by reaching a 90% score. It hints that the show performs well, and the audience wants to know more about the racing world. In fact, because of Netflix, the F1 viewership has dramatically increased on ESPN, a measure that the viewership has doubled over the past years. Apart from this, the show is highly popular among youth and continues attracting more people from 18-30 demos.

Famous Racers Reveal How Important Netflix Docuseries Is For Them

In an interview with Complex, two-time champion Max Verstappen said that Netflix is generally massive in the US. And getting a chance to portray some insights into Formula One was incredibly important. With the help of the streaming giant, they got an opportunity to reflect on their world, and he also highlighted that the series brought a lot of younger fans. Even Red Bull’s reserve driver Daniel Ricciardo said that coming on the show was not about the fame. But it was all about sharing the sport he loved his whole life. Now that the sports have gained wider exposure and a larger audience, it feels incredible, Daniel says. Daniel also noted that the show helped them gain respect like the other athletes.

Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6

What Will Happen In The Next Season?

Well, each season focuses on the F1 World Championship from 2018. Soon after the renewal announcement, F1 wrote that the upcoming season would focus on the 2023 championship. It will offer unprecedented access and take the fans behind the scenes to witness what the drivers’ world looks like. It will show them how the drivers and teams prepare to battle. Well, the F1 2023 World Championship has already started. As per its official calendar, it began on March 6, 2023, and will continue till November 26, 2023. So prepare yourself, as it will give you the most dramatic and fierce racing updates in Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6.

Who Will Return This Time?

Although Netflix hasn’t confirmed the official cast roaster of Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6, we expect to see the regulars return on the screen. The upcoming season may include Lewis Hamilton, Pierre Gasly, and Carlos Sainz Jr. You can also expect more of Max Verstappen and George Russell. The remaining cast depends on the 2023 season and who made it to the end. The cast will also include managers, engineers, drivers, and others in the pit crew. The audience will likely see the following makes of cars: Haas, Ferrari, Mercedes, Williams, and McLaren.

Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6

Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6: Release Date

As of now, Netflix hasn’t announced the official release date of the sixth season. Well, the fifth season has just dropped a few weeks before the new F1 season can begin. It’s a general format of the show. So considering this, we expect Formula 1: Drive To Survive Season 6 to air sometime in February or March 2024. The show currently has six seasons, but we will keep updating you. This is all for now. Stay tuned. TechRadar247 will keep you updated.

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