Amazon orders Fernando Alonso docuseries
James R | On 12, Mar 2020
Amazon Prime Video has ordered Fernando, a documentary series about F1 driver Fernando Alonso.
Produced by The Mediapro Studio, the series will examine the life off the Formula One World Champion, one of Spain’s most successful and popular sport stars. Following him on and off the racing circuit, it sees him encounter highs and lows during the months leading up to his first outing at Rally Dakar in South America.
The five-part series showcases Alonso’s passion for competing at the highest level and his determination to win. Documenting the past year, Alonso’s inner circle reveal the man behind the champion with his manager Luis García Abad, his sister, Lorena Alonso, his partner, Linda Morselli and his colleague Carlos Sainz all featuring.
“Fernando Alonso is one of the most recognised and popular sportsman the world”, says Ricardo Cabornero, Head of Prime Video Content, Spain. “We are proud to be able to bring this exclusive project, with never-before-seen footage of his most intimate and personal moments to our Prime members.”
“Fernando Alonso and his team’s trust to allow us to bring a camera into his day-to-day life has been integral in developing this series. Fernando will show the public a personal and up-close vision of the Champion, quite different from the public profile we have seen”, adds Javier Mendez, Director of Global Content, The Mediapro Studio. “The series will share with Fernando his reflexions about his possible come back to F1. Fernando is a winner and his goal along this year has been to demonstrate that he is the best driver in any four wheels vehicle”.