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(Pocket-lint) - Drive to Survive shines a completely different light on Formula 1. You might know what happens on the track if you are an F1 fan, but how much do you know about what happens off the track?

Even those who aren't into F1 will be hooked on not just the Netflix show, but possibly the sport too - which is basically the aim of the show. With season 4 focusing on one of the most dramatic and exciting Formula 1 seasons yet (unless your Hamilton), we can't wait to see what paddock footage the Netflix cameras picked up. 

Here's everything you need to know about Drive to Survive season 4 including release date and how to watch.

When is Drive to Survive season 4 out?

Netflix released all episodes of Drive to Survive season 4 on 11 March 2022.

How and where to watch Drive to Survive season 4

Drive to Survive season 4 is available to watch on Netflix only so you'll need to make sure you have that subscription ready if you want to see all the juicy drama unfold on and off the track.


What is the best streaming device for your TV? Our top recommendation is the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max. Also excellent are the Google Chromecast with Google TV, the Roku Express 4K, the Apple TV 4K and the Amazon Fire TV Stick.


How many episodes in Drive to Survive season 4?

Seasons 1, 2 and 3 all have 10 episodes and the same applies for season 4. It's perhaps a little surprising that we didn't get a couple of extra episodes for season 4, but it seems Netflix has managed to get all 22 races and the drama behind the scenes into the standard 10. 

What is expected to happen in Drive to Survive season 4?

Season 4 covers the 2021 Formula 1 season that saw Max Verstappen pip Lewis Hamilton to the title and a very dramatic final lap. 

If you follow Formula 1, you'll know the results and how the season itself played out, but it's the behind the scenes paddock footage that makes this Netflix series so exciting and so watchable, even if you know the outcome. 

What will be interesting for this season is how Netflix manages to tell the story without Max Verstappen, who naturally plays a big role. Verstappen told the Associated Press that he didn't like being a part of the show and claimed Netflix "faked a few rivalries". 

He added: "I decided not to be a part of it and did not give anymore interviews after that because then there is nothing you can show".

Is there a trailer of Drive to Survive season 4?

There is indeed a trailer of Drive to Survive season 4. You can watch it below.

Where to catch up on previous seasons of Drive to Survive

Seasons 1-3 are all available to watch on Netflix so you can catch up on the 2018, 2019 and 2020 F1 seasons ahead of the watching the fourth season. We recommend you do - it's worth it.

Will there be a Drive to Survive season 5?

A season 5 of Drive to Survive has not been officially confirmed as yet and it's likely we may have to wait a few more months until it is - season 4 wasn't confirmed until August 2021 - but we will update this feature when we know more.

Writing by Britta O'Boyle.