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US GP ‘may not be so popular without Netflix'

Circuit of The Americas boss Bobby Epstein admits he is unsure if this year's United States Grand Prix would have been so successful if not for Netflix's Drive to Survive. Returning to the sport after a season away due to the global pandemic, the race in Austin, won by Max Verstappen, proved quite the spectacle, with a thrilling race unfolding on the track and there being an electric atmosphere throughout the weekend. With around 400,000 people attending, it felt like there was more interest in the sport than ever in the USA, a nation F1 has previously struggled to gain popularity in. Epstein went as far as saying it was one of the best F1 events ever. 'The fans showed up, they brought the...
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