Amazon commissions F1 documentary from Manish Pandey

Manish Pandley is to produce a series for Amazon looking behind the scenes of the McLaren racing team as it competes in the 2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship.

It will showcase the competitive and secretive world of racing and feature interviews with drivers including Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne. Conrad Riggs, head of unscripted for Amazon said “The series will take Amazon Prime members inside what it takes to compete at the highest level of Formula 1 racing…It will combine unparalleled access with exciting and dramatic storytelling that will appeal to racing fans and non-racing fans alike.”

Pandey added that the team was responsible for creating champions including Ayrton Senna and Lewis Hamilton. “They are also a family who have recently gone through difficult times, both on track and off,” he said. “And like all families, we will watch them pull together to regain their rightful place at the head of F1.”