Lewis Hamilton Teased in F1 Drive to Survive Season 3 as Series Nears Completion

Published 02/11/2021, 7:32 AM EST
SUZUKA, JAPAN – OCTOBER 13: Charles Leclerc of Ferrari and France during the F1 Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on October 13, 2019 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Peter J Fox/Getty Images)


The much anticipated third season of the F1 series Drive to Survive is close to being watched at home by fans of the series. In the tweet that shows the seven-time world champion doing his part for the series, the producer Paul Martin says the series is almost finished.

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Fans of the high octane series are excited to see that Hamilton in the tweet and can’t wait to see his play a bigger role in this season, compared to previous ones.

The first two seasons saw the documentary team cover the events of the 2018 and 2019 seasons. The breakout stars were Daniel Ricciardo and the team principal of Haas, Guenther Steiner, for their personality around the F1 paddock.

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A thriller of a series

Since the airing of the documentary on Netflix, the fan base of F1 grew even bigger. The then-boss of F1, Chase Carey, had acknowledged the impact that the Netflix documentary had on the sport.

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Turkish Grand Prix – Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey – Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Clive Mason/Pool/File Photo

The third series sees the events that unfolded in the hectic 2020 season. The notable events that the documentary might cover how teams helped to make ventilators during the pandemic. The team will also cover Lewis Hamilton’s seventh title championship and equaling the record of Michael Schumacher, Fans would be excited to see the Brit as he didn’t have a lot of screen time in previous seasons and wanting to know what he is like away from the track

The series might also cover the 70th Grand Prix at Silverstone, which Max Verstappen took home in victory for Red Bull. Ferrari’s 1000 GP would supposedly also be included in the Formula One documentary.

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Not too long to wait

The third season of Drive to Survive will release somewhere at the end of  February and the beginning of March just when the 2021 season is about to start on the 28th of March, fans would be excited to see the F1 action on their Netflix as well around the track, as the cars zip around once again.

Formula One F1 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton in action at the start of the race Pool via REUTERS/Giuseppe Cacace

Till the new season is launched and the upcoming F1 season yet to start, we would recommend that you see the first two seasons of the documentary to catch up all the highs and lows of the years gone by. Let us know your favorite episode from the series.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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