Have you ever seen “Drive to Survive”? Regardless of your interest in F1, it’s a mega-watch that offers a (slightly dramatized) look behind the scenes of teams and drivers. Well, Amazon Prime Video has just announced a MotoGP docuseries set to hit the market in 2022.
In eight 50-minute episodes, we get an unprecedented glimpse into the intimate details of the greatest MotoGP teams and stars, including new champion Fabio Quartararo, Marc Marquez, Jack Miller, Pecco Bagnaia and even the inclusion of the last all-time season for retired veteran Valentino Rossi.
That’s right, we’re going to take a behind-the-scenes look at Rossi’s last season in the MotoGP paddock!
Cameras will follow the drivers, teams and team managers on and off the track, in training sessions, pit lanes and even off the track in their private lives. We are promised an intimate glimpse into the life of old and new drivers and what kind of season to begin.
Filmed by MediaPro Studio, which is responsible for other Amazon Prime Video documentaries such as “All or Nothing: Manchester City”, “Fernando” and “Six Dreams”, CEO Laura Fernández Espeso says:
“The collaboration with Dorna and the support of Amazon Prime Video were decisive for the start of this series.
“We believe it will appeal not only to motorcycle fans, but to all viewers who are interested in a good story. In this case, one of triumph and sacrifices, both athletic and personal, made possible thanks to the unique access that the championship protagonists gave to our production team for the first time. “
MotoGP 2021 season due for Amazon Prime Video debut in 2022!
Manuel Arroyo, Commercial Director of Dorna, said:
“The close cooperation between all parties and this project with Mediapro and Prime Video will make its success possible
“During this intense season that we ended in Valencia last weekend, Dorna and Mediapro Studios have worked constantly to bring out the best and most outstanding moments from every Grand Prix on the calendar.
The support from the six manufacturers, teams and pilots will help us discover things that have never been seen before and create a product that matches the quality and experience we have seen in their previous documentaries. “
The series is slated to air in the UK and Europe (and worldwide) in 2022.
I couldn’t be more excited about that, it will be a must for next year!