🏁 Mercedes Strategy Pays Dividends at Barcelona as Hamilton Builds Season Lead on Verstappen

May 9, 2021
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An incredible, tense race-long battle between Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton saw Hamilton triumph for his sixth Spanish Grand Prix win, the reigning world champion brilliantly executing a two-stop strategy to claim his third win in four races this season, as Verstappen finished ahead of the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas.


Top Point Drives of the Day

  1. Sergio Pérez (Red Bull Racing-Honda): 27 points, finishing fifth after qualifying 8th
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes): 26 points, using a 2-stop strategy to overtake Max Verstappen in Lap 60/66
  3. Kimi Räikkönen (Alfa Romeo Racing-Ferrari): 25 points, winning a down-field battle for 12th after qualifying 17th

Our Game

Wes missed out on only 1 scoring row to top the pack; John Lo and John Cavelti were close behind on the day, while Danielle maintains second place overall between them after the fourth round of our game.

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Spanish Grand Prix Predictions

May 8, 2021

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A grid with few drivers qualifying out of position has given us nine rows in play for Sunday, with only Fernando Alonso not getting any love from our players. The key matchup may be Daniel Ricciardo and Sergio Pérez in Row 4 as they’ve essentially split our opinions on who will come out ahead.

Enjoy the Spanish Grand Prix!


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🇪🇸 Spanish Grand Prix Prediction Form Available

May 8, 2021

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He is a man accustomed to making history, but even Lewis Hamilton was struggling to comprehend his achievement after becoming the first F1 driver ever to reach 100 pole positions in a thrilling qualifying session in Spain on Saturday.

The Prediction Form is now available, based on the grid available at this time and is due by 22:00 Pacific Time Saturday.

Predictions will be tabulated and published before the Spanish Grand Prix begins.

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Spanish Grand Prix Starting Grid from Formula1.com as at 14.19 PDT Saturday

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All-England Final as City and Chelsea Stifle PSG and Real

May 7, 2021

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Chelsea beat Real Madrid by a 3-1 aggregate score in the semifinals Wednesday, one day after Manchester City secured a 4-1 aggregate win over Paris Saint-Germain to reach the first Champions League final in club history

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Our Game

Wes correctly predicted both advancing teams (the only player to do so) to take over first place in our standings; John Lo maintains a place just ahead of John Woycheshin for the second and final prize spot.


Standings

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 256
2 John Lo 226
3 John Woycheshin 223
4 Michael Poplawski 208
Semi-Finals 
1 Wes Zetaruk 88
2 John Woycheshin 54
3 John Lo 46
Michael Poplawski 46
Quarter-Finals 
1 John Lo 72
2 Michael Poplawski 58
3 John Woycheshin 50
4 Wes Zetaruk 46
Round of 16 
1 Wes Zetaruk 60
2 Michael Poplawski 56
3 John Woycheshin 47
4 John Lo 38
Group Stage 
1 John Woycheshin 72
2 John Lo 70
3 Wes Zetaruk 62
4 Michael Poplawski 48

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 10.00 UEFA Champions League


Spanish Grand Prix Weekend

May 6, 2021

Formula 1 2018The Spanish Grand Prix takes place this weekend with a start time of 6:00 Pacific Time Sunday.

The Prediction Form will be due by 22:00 Pacific Time Saturday, May 8. 

Watch for the Form to be made available during the day on Saturday at the Prediction Challenges! web site. An e-mail notification will be sent as a helpful reminder.


🏁 Hamilton Delivers Like Clockwork at Portimão

May 2, 2021

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A brilliantly managed race from Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton saw him take his second win of the 2021 season at the Portuguese Grand Prix, the Briton finishing ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, as Hamilton’s polesitting team mate Valtteri Bottas came home third.


Top Point Drives of the Day

  1. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes): 29 points, earning victory from P2 over teammate Valtteri Bottas
  2. Daniel Ricciardo (McLaren-Mercedes): 27 points, earning Standings points after a poor qualifying on Saturday
  3. Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing-Honda): 22 points, finishing second; and
    Fernando Alonso (Alpine-Renault): 22 points, finishing eighth from 13th on the grid

Our Game

John Cavelti was the big mover this weekend earning best driver scores in eight of the 10 rows, moving him into the prize spots. Danielle and John Lo were close behind and maintain their 1-2 placings in the overall standings.

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Portuguese Grand Prix Predictions

May 1, 2021

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Sunday’s race will feature just four rows in play. The row to watch will be Row 5 with Pierre Gasly and Sebastian Vettel, along with Fernando Alonso and Yuki Tsunoda in Row 7, all competing for potential Championship points as well as to move up from their grid positions.

Enjoy the Portuguese Grand Prix!


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🇵🇹 Portuguese Grand Prix Prediction Form Available

May 1, 2021

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Valtteri Bottas made Lewis Hamilton wait for his 100th pole position as he pipped his Mercedes team mate by the slimmest of margins to take pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix.

The Prediction Form is now available, based on the grid available at this time and is due by 22:00 Pacific Time Saturday.

Predictions will be tabulated and published before the Portuguese Grand Prix begins.

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Starting Grid from formula1.com as at 12:48 PM PDT Saturday

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Semi-Finals First Legs: Chelsea Draw at Madrid, City Come Back in Paris

April 29, 2021

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Manchester City take a 2-1 lead back home.

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Standings

Overall
1 Wes Zetaruk 248
2 John Lo 226
3 John Woycheshin 223
4 Michael Poplawski 208
Semi-finals 
1 Wes Zetaruk 80
2 John Woycheshin 54
3 John Lo 46
Michael Poplawski 46

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 10.00 UEFA Champions League


Portuguese Grand Prix Weekend

April 29, 2021

Formula 1 2018The Portuguese Grand Prix takes place this weekend with a start time of 7:00 Pacific Time Sunday.

The Prediction Form will be due by 22:00 Pacific Time Saturday, May 1. 

Watch for the Form to be made available during the day on Saturday at the Prediction Challenges! web site. An e-mail notification will be sent as a helpful reminder.