The FIA ​​appears to have caught Netflix fever. Following the four-season streaming hit Drive to Survive, FIA has now introduced its personal mini-documentary. The movie is named “When We Were Young”. Without prior discover, the FIA ​​introduced on its social media channels that it’s going to go surfing on Thursday (July 21).

From the brief FIA teaser movies, it is easy to guess that the 20 drivers of the 2022 season and their path to the premier class would be the focus of the documentary. In the movie, the pilots recall what motivated them to pursue a profession in Formula 1. We do not spare kids’s footage and karting recollections.

“While We Were Young” additionally guarantees private insights. Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc mentioned: “When I used to be younger, I had a giant downside with self-belief.” Pierre Gasly of AlphaTauris appears to be acquainted with this downside as nicely. “Lots of people say it is unimaginable. But that is when it’s important to be robust,” mentioned the Frenchman.

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Unlike the Netflix sequence, the entire present pilots seem within the FIA ​​brief movie. Reigning world champion Max Verstappen, who refused to seem instantly in “Driving for Survival”, additionally took half. The Dutch streamer has usually been an outspoken critic of the sequence. It dramatizes sports activities an excessive amount of and invents rivalries, the accusation.

In When We Were Young, Verstappen talks about his rise to Formula 1 in a teaser video: “If you mix expertise and arduous work, you will be one thing particular,” swears the Red Bull driver. First Class followers can watch a mini-documentary on Thursday (21 July) at 17:00 CET. The movie will likely be printed on the FIA’s YouTube channel and is 17 minutes lengthy.