Formula 1: Drive to Survive

10 Worst 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.

Written by Sophie and last updated on mar 02, 2024.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

PPS: I will admit that parts of this page was written with the help of AI - it makes my work so much easier to not start from a blank page!

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S5E7

#10 - Hot Seat (Season 5 - Episode 7)

As the Red Bull team pushes to build on their lead against Ferrari, all eyes are on Sergio "Checo" Pérez during a dramatic Monaco Grand Prix.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 292 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S6E6

#9 - Leap of Faith (Season 6 - Episode 6)


Lewis Hamilton’s been loyal to Mercedes for 13 years. But winning comes first — and with his contract up for renewal, he has to make a tough decision.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 114 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S5E6

#8 - Nice Guys Finish Last (Season 5 - Episode 6)

Daniel Ricciardo's future starts to look uncertain when McLaren team managers set their sights on new talent, while Alpine weighs the best way forward.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 281 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S6E9

#7 - Three’s a Crowd (Season 6 - Episode 9)


Daniel Ricciardo is finally back on the circuit. But when an accident sends him to the sidelines yet again, a rookie reserve steps in to take his seat.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 89 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S6E4

#6 - The Last Chapter (Season 6 - Episode 4)

It’s a battle at the back between Haas and Williams. While one team sticks with tradition, the other’s ready to make bold new moves.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 137 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S4E2

#5 - Ace in the Hole (Season 4 - Episode 2)


Now racing for McLaren, Daniel Ricciardo sets out to prove that he’s still a force on the track. Meanwhile, Lando Norris puts on the pressure.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 381 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S4E7

#4 - Growing Pains (Season 4 - Episode 7)

They have the raw talent, but can they handle the pressure? Now Yuki Tsunoda and Esteban Ocon must sink or swim in the rough waters of Formula 1.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 350 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S5E8

#3 - Alpha Male (Season 5 - Episode 8)


When Pierre Gasly announces he's leaving Alpha Tauri, Yuki Tsunoda faces losing a teammate and a friend. Can he step up to show that he's ready to lead?

The episode was rated 7.20 from 285 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S5E9

#2 - Over The Limit (Season 5 - Episode 9)

With both championships within reach, Red Bull's team faces incendiary accusations that they've cheated by violating a league-wide spending cap.

The episode was rated 7.17 from 288 votes.

Formula 1: Drive to Survive - S6E7

#1 - C’est la Vie (Season 6 - Episode 7)


An investment from Hollywood stars piles pressure on Alpine’s management. Between frustrated drivers and disappointing results, something has to give.

The episode was rated 7.13 from 107 votes.

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