Since the new Formula 1 regulations took place in 2014 the Woking, England Formula 1 team McLaren has not even had ups and downs just downs with the new turbo era taking place and not finding a power unit partner that can meet the needs of the team to be at the forefront of the grid we are seeing major issues from within the organization. From team boss Ron Dennis being dismissed from his CEO position to headlines all around the world plagued with words like “Another DNF for McLaren” (Did Not Finish). The team looks to 2018 to be a fresh start with the Honda power unit partnership terminated at the end of the 2017 season and a partnership with Renault starting in 2018, McLaren hopes to be at the near top of the class in 2018.
During the 2017 season Amazon set out to document the McLaren team and it sure looks like there will be some drama and the struggles will be real. With major engine failures and lack of power, McLaren looked to be struggling with The Amazon GRAND PRIX Driver says it will provide “unprecedented access” which is a behind the scenes look at the 2017 season from McLaren headquarters in Woking and at the race track where the struggles plagued the team moral for so long.
There will be 4 episodes that will stream for Amazon Prime members starting February 9th. You are able to watch a sneak peak trailer below for what is in store.