🏁 Verstappen Delivers Answers to Hamilton at Imola

April 18, 2021
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Max Verstappen took a superb victory in an action-packed Emilia Romagna Grand Prix that was red-flagged half way through after a a high-speed crash involving Valtteri Bottas and George Russell, which both walked away from unhurt. Lewis Hamilton recovered from a spin at Tosa to finish second, while Lando Norris made it from seventh to third with a terrific drive that earned him the Driver of the Day tag.


Thanks to Ian for pointing out that the race classifications changed after initial publication of this article. ~ Michael


Top Point Drives of the Day

  1. Max Verstappen (Red Bull Racing-Honda): 29 points, winning his first race on Italian tarmac
  2. Carlos Sainz Jr. (Ferrari): 28 points, finishing 5th behind teammate Charles Leclerc after not making it out of P2 in qualifying
  3. Lando Norris (McLaren-Mercedes): 27 points, earning a podium finish after qualifying seventh on Saturday

Our Game

John Cavelti was the big mover at Imola with the better driver in seven rows, moving him just outside of the podium spots after the second round of our game. Danielle and Michael enjoyed second-best days to continue to lead the way ahead of John Lo.

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Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Predictions

April 17, 2021

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Sunday’s race will feature seven rows in play as Max Verstappen, Carlos Sainz Jr. and Antonio Giovanazzi are unanimous choices to top their row-mates, Charles Leclerc, George Russell and Mick Schumacher, respectively.

Key rows, where we are essentially split, are Row 3 between Pierre Gasly and Daniel Ricciardo, as well as Row 5 with Esteban Ocon and Lance Stroll.

Enjoy the Emilio Romagna Grand Prix!


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🇮🇹 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Prediction Form Available

April 17, 2021

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Lewis Hamilton got the job done when it mattered in a scintillating Emilia Romagna Grand Prix qualifying session, beating Red Bull’s Sergio Perez by just 0.036s at Imola, with Max Verstappen inside a tenth of a second of pole in third.

Please note that I am requesting Forms no later than 22:00 Pacific Time this year. This should help me rest up for the races. Thank you! ~Michael

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 Emilio Romagna Grand Prix begins.

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Quarter-Finals Results: PSG to Meet City, Real to Take On Chelsea

April 15, 2021

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Matches completed

PSG 3 BAY 3 (PSG wins on away goals 3-1)
1 player (John Woycheshin) had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

CHE 2 POR 1
4 players had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct

MNC 4 DOR 2
4 players had match winner correct
1 player (MIchael) had match score correct

MAD 3 LIV 1
1 player (John Lo) had match winner correct
0 players had match score correct


Our Game

John Lo was the big mover in this round having three matches correct (alongside John Woycheshin), with Michael (the only player to predict a match score correctly) following behind. John Lo is our new game leader after three rounds of five in our game, with John Woycheshin in the next prize spot and all players within 20 points top-to-bottom.


Standings

Overall
1 John Lo 180
2 John Woycheshin 169
3 Wes Zetaruk 168
4 Michael Poplawski 162
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


Emilia Romagna Grand Prix Weekend

April 15, 2021

Formula 1 2018The Emilia Romagna 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, April 17. 

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.


Quarter-Finals First Legs

April 8, 2021

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Standings

Overall
1 John Lo 184
2 John Woycheshin 175
3 Wes Zetaruk 172
4 Michael Poplawski 152
Quarter-Finals 
1 John Lo 76
2 John Woycheshin 56
3 Wes Zetaruk 50
4 Michael Poplawski 48

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 10.00 UEFA Champions League


Quarter-Finals Predictions

April 5, 2021

English clubs Manchester City and Chelsea are unanimous selections to reach the Semi-Finals round, making the Madrid-Liverpool and Bayern-PSG matchups the keys to this third round of five in our game.

Enjoy the football, and good luck!

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Standings through Round of 16
1 Wes Zetaruk 60
2 Michael Poplawski 56
3 John Woycheshin 47
4 John Lo 38

Prizes
🥇 $30.00 🥈 $10.00

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Quarter-Finals Prediction Form Now Available

April 1, 2021

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The Quarter-Finals Prediction Form can be found on the Prediction Challenges! web site. Predictions are due Monday, April 5 by the end of the day. Good luck!


🏁 Hamilton Edges Verstappen to Begin Season at Sakhir

March 28, 2021

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Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton won a nail-biting Bahrain Grand Prix season opener, triumphing over the Red Bull of Max Verstappen in a fantastic duel in the desert that went down to the very last lap of the race, as the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas completed the podium.


Top Point Drives of the Day

  1. Sergio Pérez (Red Bull Racing-Honda): 35 points, finishing 5th from P11 with a pit lane start thrown in for good measure
  2. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes): 28 points, outduelling Max Verstappen with perfect strategy
  3. Lando Norris (McLaren-Mercedes): 22 points, nearly earning a podium finish after qualifying seventh.

Our Game

Danielle’s dream start saw her earning maximum points! Michael and John Lo each earned top scores in nine of the ten rows to keep pace after the first round of 23 in our game.

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Bahrain Grand Prix Predictions

March 27, 2021

Formula 1 2018Welcome to the 2021 Formula 1 Season! Please welcome Doug to his first F1 Prediction Challenge, and I hope all seven of us enjoy a great season.

Three prizes are available to win: a $35 top prize along with prizes of $24.50 and $10.50 for our first and second runners-up

Sunday’s race will feature nine rows in play as only Valtteri Bottas is a unanimous choice to top row-mate Charles Leclerc. Key rows, where we are essentially split, are Row 5 (Fernando Alonso versus Lance Stroll), Row 7 (Yuki Tsunoda versus Kimi Räikkönen) and Row 8 (George Russell versus Esteban Ocon).

Enjoy the Bahrain Grand Prix!


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