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Five-Episode 2023 NASCAR Playoffs Docuseries Coming to Netflix in Early 2024

NASCAR Studios in combination with Words + Pictures are releasing a five-episode docuseries on Netflix in 2024, which will feature the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will serve as an executive producer of the series.


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Fans have been clamoring for a serious NASCAR docuseries for a streaming service. Well, their wishes have officially been granted.

In Early 2024, NASCAR Studios and Words + Pictures will team together to produce a five-episode docuseries that will be released on Netflix. Each episode will have a runtime of 45 minutes.

According to a press release from NASCAR, the series will center around the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Filming has already begun as the story of the Playoff cutoff will be featured in the docuseries, and the series will also feature exclusive access to drivers and teams throughout the Playoffs.

The series is designed to take fans behind the scenes not just at the track, but also away from the track, to show the physical, and mental challenges that NASCAR drivers endure as they attempt to win a NASCAR Cup Series championship.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be part of an all-star team of Executive Producers. In addition to Earnhardt, who is a NASCAR Hall of Famer and scholar of the sport, Connor Shell and Libby Geist, who produced The Last Dance, and OJ: Made in America, Aaron Cohen of Words + Pictures, Ben Kennedy, Tim Clark, Matt Summers, and Tally Hair of NASCAR Studios will make up the entire Executive Producer roster for the docuseries.

Netflix has become a breeding ground of next-level sports docuseries including the ultra-popular Formula 1: Drive to Survive.

Currently, the NASCAR project is an untitled work.

The 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs field will be officially set this weekend following the Coke Zero Sugar at Daytona International Speedway. Currently, 15 of the 16 slots in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs are set, and Bubba Wallace has hold of the final spot heading into Daytona.

If a driver from outside the cutline can overcome the point deficit to Wallace or can go out and win the race, they will earn their way into the Playoffs.

Photo Credit: Craig White, TobyChristie.com

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