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The Best Episodes of Formula 1: Drive to Survive

Every episode of Formula 1: Drive to Survive ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Formula 1: Drive to Survive!

Drivers, managers and team owners live life in the fast lane - both on and off the track - during one cutthroat season of Formula 1 racing.

Genre:Documentary
Network:Netflix

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The best episode of "Formula 1: Drive to Survive" is "Man On Fire", rated 9.4/10 from 1767 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Man On Fire" aired on 3/19/2021 and is rated 0.8 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Raging Bulls".

  • Man On Fire
    9.4/10 1,767 votes

    #1 - Man On Fire

    Season 3 Episode 9 - Aired 2021-03-19

    Over the course of two drama-filled races, drivers with uncertain futures vie to hold on to their F1 seats. A horrifying crash shocks everyone.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Raging Bulls
    8.6/10 1,025 votes

    #2 - Raging Bulls

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2020-02-28

    Alex Albon, the newest driver for Team Red Bull, strives to accomplish what his predecessor couldn't. Also, tragedy strikes at the Belgian Grand Prix.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Comeback Kid
    8.5/10 1,046 votes

    #3 - The Comeback Kid

    Season 3 Episode 6 - Aired 2021-03-19

    Following last season's high-profile demotion, Pierre Gasly is eager to show Red Bull team principal Christian Horner that he made a big mistake.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Redemption
    8.3/10 1,126 votes

    #4 - Redemption

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2019-03-08

    At the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix, Ricciardo feels pressured by an upstart. Also, the men and women of Williams Racing fight to remain relevant.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Dark Days
    8.2/10 934 votes

    #5 - Dark Days

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2020-02-28

    Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes team — long dominant in Formula 1 — face a true test of mettle on a rain-soaked track at the German Grand Prix.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Checkered Flag
    8.2/10 861 votes

    #6 - Checkered Flag

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2020-02-28

    As the 2019 season winds down, upstart drivers — including Albon, Gasly and Sainz — compete for one last chance at a podium finish.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Art of War
    8.1/10 1,046 votes

    #7 - The Art of War

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2019-03-08

    The troubled offtrack relationship between Red Bull and Renault hits a new low. Meanwhile, a top Formula 1 driver makes a shocking move.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The Next Generation
    8.1/10 947 votes

    #8 - The Next Generation

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2019-03-08

    Sauber driver Charles Leclerc hopes to achieve something his late godfather Jules Bianchi never did: race for Ferrari.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Nobody's Fool
    8.0/10 938 votes

    #9 - Nobody's Fool

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2021-03-19

    Determined to emerge from Lewis Hamilton's shadow, Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas seizes his chance at the Russian Grand Prix.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Hard Racing
    8.0/10 1,024 votes

    #10 - Hard Racing

    Season 4 Episode 10 - Aired 2022-03-11

    As another fierce season comes to a close, Mercedes and Red Bull face off in what may be the biggest winner-takes-all race of a generation.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Boiling Point
    7.9/10 864 votes

    #11 - Boiling Point

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2020-02-28

    As mediocrity becomes the norm for Team Haas, frustration over the poor performances threaten to tear the group apart from within.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Great Expectations
    7.9/10 867 votes

    #12 - Great Expectations

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2020-02-28

    Red Bull rivals Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly race in Monaco, Montreal and Austria, where one driver shines and the other struggles.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • All to Play For
    7.8/10 1,287 votes

    #13 - All to Play For

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2019-03-08

    Driver Daniel Ricciardo looks to make a statement on the track while the teams prepare for the first race of the season at the Australian Grand Prix.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • All or Nothing
    7.8/10 966 votes

    #14 - All or Nothing

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2019-03-08

    When Force India is bought by a group led by Lawrence Stroll, the team's two drivers worry Stroll's son, Lance, may take one of their spots.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Seeing Red
    7.8/10 831 votes

    #15 - Seeing Red

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2020-02-28

    Few — if any — teams have a history that can match Ferrari's. But not even the Prancing Horse is immune to a little interdriver drama.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Back On Track
    7.8/10 916 votes

    #16 - Back On Track

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2021-03-19

    The drivers head to Austria for their first race in more than 200 days. Meanwhile, the Red Bull and Mercedes rivalry heats up, on and off the track.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • The King of Spain
    7.7/10 1,123 votes

    #17 - The King of Spain

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2019-03-08

    Team McLaren aims to turn things around as its driver Fernando Alonso faces Renault's Carlos Sainz Jr. at the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Crossing the Line
    7.7/10 905 votes

    #18 - Crossing the Line

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2019-03-08

    Drivers -- both legends and upstarts -- focus on ending the year on a high note as the teams prepare for the season's final race at Abu Dhabi.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Dogfight
    7.7/10 871 votes

    #19 - Dogfight

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2020-02-28

    Eager to return their teams to glory, Renault's Daniel Ricciardo and McLaren's Carlos Sainz Jr. vow to prove themselves on the track.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Musical Chairs
    7.7/10 810 votes

    #20 - Musical Chairs

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2020-02-28

    For Formula 1 drivers like Nico Hülkenberg, holding on to a job can feel like a game of musical chairs. Will the music stop at the German Grand Prix?

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Gloves Are Off
    7.7/10 848 votes

    #21 - Gloves Are Off

    Season 4 Episode 9 - Aired 2022-03-11

    Only a few races remain, and for drivers desperate for any advantage they can get their hands on, the gloves are officially off.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Forza Ferrari
    7.7/10 318 votes

    #22 - Forza Ferrari

    Season 6 Episode 8 - Aired 2024-02-23

    In Italy, Ferrari is a religion. So when the team arrives in Monza, all eyes are on new principal Fred Vasseur to make fans’ prayers come true.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Red or Black
    7.7/10 291 votes

    #23 - Red or Black

    Season 6 Episode 10 - Aired 2024-02-23

    With the season nearing its end and the winner already assured, rivals Mercedes and Ferrari are locked in a fierce battle for second place.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Trouble at the Top
    7.6/10 958 votes

    #24 - Trouble at the Top

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2019-03-08

    A team's financial backing doesn't always translate into victories. See: McLaren. Also, the principal and co-owner of Force India faces legal issues.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Keeping Your Head
    7.6/10 922 votes

    #25 - Keeping Your Head

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2019-03-08

    Perhaps trying too hard, Haas F1 Team driver Romain Grosjean struggles with confidence and nerves at the famed French Grand Prix.

    Director: N/A

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