Amazon Prime Video has revealed its latest exclusive documentary series, Fernando, which will focus on Formula One World Champion, and one of Spain’s most celebrated sport stars, Fernando Alonso.
Examining his life on and off the racing circuit as he encounters highs and lows during the months leading up to his first outing at Rally Dakar in South America, the five-part docu-series will launch exclusively on Prime Video in Spain, France, Italy, UK and Latin America later this year.
Documenting the past twelve months, Fernando gives viewers unprecedented access to the Formula One world champion. During the documentary series, Alonso’s inner circle reveals 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 in the documentary series.
“Fernando Alonso is one of the most recognised and popular sportsman the world”, said 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”, said, 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”.
The series is produced by The Mediapro Studio exclusively for Prime Video.