F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship gets even closer after round seven

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Only graham228221 predicted the podium correctly at the German round
Only graham228221 predicted the podium correctly at the German round

Just like Jenson Button, Dougie faces a reduced lead in the F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship. Saloolas has cut his advantage to just five points.

Here’s the standings in full:

The prizes

First place prize

  • An original F1 painting by Rob Ijbema
  • Five F1 DVDs from Duke Video: “Formula One 1970: The uncrowned champion”, “Formula Villeneuve: A tribute to Gilles Villeneuve”, “The World’s Greatest F1 Cars”, “Champion: Hill” and “Nine Days in Summer”
  • ??60 to spend on F1 merchandise at Onpole.com

3x Runners-up prizes

  • Copies of “Lotus Goes Turbo” DVDs from Duke Video
  • ??30 to spend on F1 merchandise at Onpole.com

No-one predicted the pole sitter and podium correctly at the Nurburgring. This time the highest scorer was graham228221 – the only person to correctly name the podium as Mark Webber, Sebastian Vettel and Felipe Massa.

He was one of 25 people who correctly predicted Mark Webber’s maiden victory. The less said about my prediction (a Vettel win from pole with the Brawns filling the rest of the podium) the better.

It was a pot-boiler of a result for the championship as leader Dougie sees his advantage trimmed by Saloolas. Also moving up is the ever-consistent Dank, who has climbed steadily from 78th after the Spanish round to equal third with Benno and Sush.

Graham228221’s cunning prediction sees him climb 83 places to hold equal 40th. Here’s the standings in full: