Formula One world champion Max Verstappen turned down a partnership with Netflix’s popular documentary series ‘Drive to Survive’ last year and the Dutch driver has not changed his mind for 2022.
Recovery Four of the series debuted on Friday on the streaming service but the Red Bull driver told reporters during testing in Bahrain that the story remained what he feared.
“I won’t change my mind,” the 24-year-old said. “I think that was ruined after Season One. I think I’m pretty normal and I just want it to be true and not exaggerate it.
“I understand of course it needs to be like that for Netflix and that’s what most people do…it’s none of my business.
“I’ll probably watch it and see how unique it is and then move on with my life and maybe I’ll watch some other documentaries on Netflix.”
Last year, Verstappen said he skipped the series because it was ‘fake’ and the rivalry was exaggerated for entertainment.
Drive to Survive has been credited as a key player in the growth of the sport, particularly in the United States, by attracting younger audiences and newcomers to the sport. this sport.
Red Bull coach Christian Horner has taken the lead after the 2021 season, highlighted by his fierce rivalry with Mercedes coach Toto Wolff.
Verstappen beat seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes to the driver’s title after a controversial final race in Abu Dhabi.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/television/tv-news/i-think-that-was-already-ruined-after-season-one-f1-champion-verstappen-wont-change-mind-on-drive-to-survive-snub-41433132.html ‘I think that was ruined after Season One’ – F1 champion Verstappen ‘won’t change his mind’ on Drive to Survive disgruntled