Formula 1: Drive to Survive Season 5 Release Date, Netflix, Trailer

Formula 1: Drive to Survive Season 5 Release Date, Netflix, Trailer, Max Verstappen, World Champion, Red Bull, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel: The popular Netflix sports-based docudrama series Formula 1: Drive to Survive is all set to make a comeback with its fifth season. The series shows everything that goes behind the actual races of the Formula One World Championship. After, its initial release in March 2019, the series has already been renewed for four seasons at the moment. This year, it will be renewed for the fifth time and will be released on the popular on-demand video streaming platform on February 24, 2023.

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About Formula 1: Drive to Survive

The popular OTT video streaming platform, Netflix in association with Formula 1 came up with its original documentary series titled ‘Formula 1: Drive to Survive’. It is based on all the behind-the-scenes action of the Formula One World Championship races. At present, the series has released four seasons with a total of 40 episodes. This year, it is being renewed for its fifth season which will soon release on the OTT giant.

Season 1

The first season of Formula 1: Drive To Survive, was released on March 8 in the year 2019. It covered the 2018 Formula One World Championship in its 10 episodes.

Season 1
Episode No. Title Release Date
1 All to Play For March 8, 2019
2 The King of Spain March 8, 2019
3 Redemption March 8, 2019
4 The Art of War March 8, 2019
5 Trouble at the Top March 8, 2019
6 All or Nothing March 8, 2019
7 Keeping Your Head March 8, 2019
8 The Next Generation March 8, 2019
9 Stars and Stripes March 8, 2019
10 Crossing the Line March 8, 2019

Season 2

The next and second season of the docudrama was released on February 28, 2020. Once again it had a total of 10 episodes covering all the action, sweat, and preparations of the drivers and their teams in the 2019 FOrmual One World Championship. It covered Daniel Ricciardo, Pierre Gasly, and Anthonie Hubert, the man who died during the Belgian Grand Prix.

Season 2
Episode No. Title Release Date
1 Lights Out February 28, 2020
2 Boiling Point February 28, 2020
3 Dogfight February 28, 2020
4 Dark Days February 28, 2020
5 Great Expectations February 28, 2020
6 Ranging Bulls February 28, 2020
7 Seeing Red February 28, 2020
8 Musical Chairs February 28, 2020
9 Blood Sweat & Tears February 28, 2020
10 Checkered Flag February 28, 2020

Netflix Original Docudrama series

Season 3

In 2021, Netflix’s original documentary series was renewed for its third season which was released on March 19. It covered the 2020 Formula One World Championship. Along with that, it also showcased how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the race in addition to Scuderia Ferrari’s struggle and Romain Grosejan’s car crash stories.

Season 3
Episode No. Title Release Date
1 Cash Is King March 19, 2021
2 Back On Track March 19, 2021
3 Nobody’s Fool March 19, 2021
4 We Need To Talk About Ferrari March 19, 2021
5 The End of The Affair March 19, 2021
6 The Comeback Kid March 19, 2021
7 Guenther’s Choice March 19, 2021
8 No Regrets March 19, 2021
9 Man On Fire March 19, 2021
10 Down to The Wire March 19, 2021

Season 4

In its fourth season, which was released on March 11, 2022, Netflix covered the 2021 Formula One World Championship. It showcased the battle for the title between Lewis Hamilton, who has won the Championship seven times, and Max Verstappen.

Season 4
Episode No. Title Release Date
1 Clash of the Titans March 11, 2022
2 Ace in the Hole March 11, 2022
3 Tripping Point March 11, 2022
4 A Mountain to Climb March 11, 2022
5 Staying Alive March 11, 2022
6 A Point to Prove March 11, 2022
7 Growing Pains March 11, 2022
8 Dances with Wolff March 11, 2022
9 Gloves Are Off March 11, 2022
10 Hard Racing March 11, 2022

Max Verstappen

Season 5

The brand new season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive will showcase the 2022 Formula One World Championship. In addition to that, it will feature how the Red Bull Max driver Max Verstappen became the 2022 Champion along with other events that took place during the championship.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive Season 5: Release Date and other details

Series/Film Name
Formula 1: Drive to Survive Season 5
Release Date February 24, 2023
Original Release Date March 8, 2019
Platform Netflix
Genre Docudrama
Producer (s) James Gay-Rees

Paul Martin

Sophie Tod

Produced by Box to Box Films
Run Time 27 to 51 minutes
Language English
Seasons 4
Episodes 40
IMDB Rating 8.6/10

Netflix Formula 1: Drive To Survive


Similar to its previous season, Season 5 of Formula 1: Drive to Survive is expected to have a total of 10 episodes.


Just like its previous season, the fifth season of the Netflix Original Documentary series is being produced by James Gay-Rees, Paul Martin, and Sophie Todd under the banner of Box to Box Films.

Release Date

Continuing its legacy of releasing the season a few days prior to the commencement of the current year’s Championship, the fifth season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive will be released on February 24, 2023. However, the 2023 Formula One World Championship will commence on March 5, 2023, and till November 26, 2023.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive Season 5 Trailer

The trailer of the fifth season of the Netflix Original documentary series was released on the OTT giant’s YouTube Channel on January 12, 2023.

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