Looking back on the 2021 Formula 1 season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix, it really set the tone for the campaign to come. Max Verstappen’s stunning speed, Lewis Hamilton’s tenacity in a slower car, Red Bull and Mercedes falling out over a minor rules gripe. It had comfortably more and greater real drama than Netflix’s Drive to Survive series. Now, 2022’s first race has finally arrived. And where last year’s opening event attracted intrigue because of Mercedes’ testing struggles, that is a secondary factor this time around.