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Drive to Survive originally intended as Red Bull documentary

Article To news overview Netflix's Drive to Survive almost started life as a documentary series solely about the Red Bull Formula 1 team, it's been revealed. The TV docu-series has proved a smash hit for Netflix over the past three years, bringing the sport before a new audience through the telling of stories from the paddock and presenting them in a dramatic, easy-to-digest fashion. But it could have been very different, had the original plan to create a documentary solely about Red Bull Racing happened. "I'd happened to bump into some of the Red Bull people at a business event," explained James Gay-Rees, producer for Drive to Survive, on the In the Fast Lane podcast. "We...
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