Since 2018, Netflix problems “Campaign for survival”A documentary series that analyzes a season Formula 1 From the point of view of the different teams and drivers in each class.
His production sparked controversy in the “Great Circus”. While some support showing the ins and outs of the category and getting close to amateur runners, others believe that excitement It does not benefit F1.
In line with the second current of opinion is Carlos Sainz and Max Verstappen. Pilot Ferrari He confirmed in GQ magazine that he felt “Disappointed” With a chapter from last season he analyzed the bad moment for ‘Scuderia’ and Vettel’s departure until he reached the ’55’.
“The season 3 episode about Ferrari is not very good. I was relatively disappointed when I saw it, because A Ferrari is much bigger and better than it looks out thereMadrilenian explained.
“We were going through a rough patch, but I think so All the great teams in all sports are going through tough years. “Now we are on our way back,” he added.
In turn, Sainz realized that there had been a “change” since his first show: “I definitely felt Slight change in follow up Sports on social media with American fans.”
“I think Netflix has had the biggest impact on it. As a sport, we’ve always had relatively closed doors, and Netflix has allowed fans in America and around the world to See the personalities of the pilotsIt brings out the good side of documentaries.
Max won’t come out in the next batch
For his part, Verstappen has refused to take part in next season’s “Drive to Survive”, arguing that positions between the drivers are exaggerated and that he likes the “real stuff”.
“I understand it’s something that needs to be done because the popularity of Formula One has increased. But as a driver, I don’t like being a part of it. They faked non-existent discounts, so I won’t participate and won’t give them interviews. “I like real things,” says the Dutchman.
Indeed, the World Cup captain gives an example of his clash with Luis at Imola: “I imagine Netflix and Hamilton will appear as competitors. They may have amplified the time we touched while walking, and they are sure to show it.”
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