The BEST Episodes of Formula 1: Drive to Survive
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2020
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.
#1 - Raging Bulls
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
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.
#2 - Redemption
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
At the prestigious Monaco Grand Prix, Ricciardo feels pressured by an upstart. Also, the men and women of Williams Racing fight to remain relevant.
#3 - The Art of War
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
The troubled offtrack relationship between Red Bull and Renault hits a new low. Meanwhile, a top Formula 1 driver makes a shocking move.
#4 - Dark Days
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
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.
#5 - All to Play For
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
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.
#6 - Checkered Flag
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
As the 2019 season winds down, upstart drivers — including Albon, Gasly and Sainz — compete for one last chance at a podium finish.
#7 - Great Expectations
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
Red Bull rivals Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly race in Monaco, Montreal and Austria, where one driver shines and the other struggles.
#8 - Crossing the Line
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
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.
#9 - The Next Generation
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
Sauber driver Charles Leclerc hopes to achieve something his late godfather Jules Bianchi never did: race for Ferrari.
#10 - Seeing Red
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
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.
#11 - Stars and Stripes
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
The bitter rivalry between Renault and Haas heats up, and the mid-tier teams vie for bragging rights at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.
#12 - Boiling Point
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
As mediocrity becomes the norm for Team Haas, frustration over the poor performances threaten to tear the group apart from within.
#13 - Lights Out
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
Another Formula 1 season kicks off at the Australian Grand Prix as 10 racing teams vie for the podium.
#14 - All or Nothing
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
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.
#15 - Musical Chairs
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
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?
#16 - Keeping Your Head
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
Perhaps trying too hard, Haas F1 Team driver Romain Grosjean struggles with confidence and nerves at the famed French Grand Prix.
#17 - Dogfight
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
Eager to return their teams to glory, Renault's Daniel Ricciardo and McLaren's Carlos Sainz Jr. vow to prove themselves on the track.
#18 - Trouble at the Top
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
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.
#19 - The King of Spain
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 8, 2019
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.
#20 - Blood, Sweat & Tears
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 28, 2020
While many believe Williams's best years are long gone, deputy team principal Claire Williams sees a bright future with rookie driver George Russell.