Make your Korean GP predictions now: prizes up for grabs

Predictions Championship

Nico Rosberg, Mercedes, Korea, 2011

Rosberg in practice at the Korea International Circuit

Can you predict the top five finishers in the Korean Grand Prix?

The two wet practice sessions so far may make it tricky, but you have until the start of qualifying to make your picks.

You can edit your selections up to the deadline so there’s nothing to stop you entering a prediction now and then revising it after the final practice session.

There’s prizes up for grabs for the best predictions this weekend plus further prizes for the top finishers in the championship. Enter your picks here now.

The prizes

There are prizes to be won in every race plus grand prizes for the overall winners at the end of the season.

Whoever gets the highest overall score throughout the year will win a pair of grandstand tickets for the 2012 British Grand Prix.

Here are the prizes in full:

Grand prize: Two grandstands tickets to the 2012 British Grand Prix

The person who scores the most points over the whole season will win two grandstand tickets to the 2012 British Grand Prix at Silverstone.

The grand prize winner will receive tickets to all three days of the event with reserved seating for the race.

The winners will have tickets for the Becketts grandstand which offers views of the spectacular, high-speed Becketts complex plus part of the new infield section of the track which saw so much action in the 2010 race.

Car-a-Day painting by Rob Ijbema

Second place prize: An F1 painting of your choice

The second place finisher will win an F1 painting by Rob Ijbema.

You get to choose which F1 driver, present or past, will feature in the painting. Or you can pick one of the other motor racing paintings on Rob’s site Car-a-day.

The players who finish in third to 12th places will each win a copy of the Haynes Official F1 Season Review 2011.

And the players who finish in 13th to 17th places will each win a copy of the Haynes Red Bull RB6 manual.

Duke DVDs

Race winners prize: A pair of F1 DVDs

Duke Video are supplying the prize for the player who gets the highest score in each round.

Each race winner will get to pick any two from the following three new Duke motor racing DVDs:

F1 FAnatic mug

Race runners-up prize: F1 Fanatic mugs

The second place finisher in each race will win an official F1 Fanatic mug.

See here for more details on F1 Fanatic merchandise:

How to enter

You have until the start of qualifying on Saturday to make your predictions for each round.

A reminder will be posted on the site after free practice two on Friday as well as on Twitter.

Each player may predict the pole sitter, the pole position lap time and the top five finishers in the race. See below for the rules in full.

You need to log in using an F1 Fanatic account to make your prediction.

The sign-up process is quick and easy: Get your F1 Fanatic account here and read more about registering here.

Enter your pole position lap time prediction in the following format: MM:SS.ccc For example, for a lap of one minute, 25.386 seconds enter 01:25.386

After submitting your prediction you will receive an email to the address you created your F1 Fanatic account with confirming your entry. If this does not happen, or you are concerned your prediction has not been received, please get in touch using the contact form.

Make your predictions

Entry for F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship 2011
No races available in this championship.
Race:
Pole
Position 1
Position 2
Position 3
Position 4
Position 5

Competition terms and conditions

1. Maximum one entry per household.
2. The competition is not open to employees, friends or family of F1 Fanatic, Silverstone Circuit, Duke Video or Car-a-Day.
3. Predictions will be promoted on the front page of F1 Fanatic before closing prior to the start of qualifying.
4. In each round players are invited to predict (a) who will be on pole position and (b) what the top five finishers will be (five different drivers).
5. Players score points in each round as follows:
a. Correctly naming the pole sitter: 2 points
b. Correctly naming one/two/three/four/five driver/s who finish in the top five: 1/2/3/5/8 points
c. Correctly predicting where one/two/three/four/five driver/s finish: 2/6/14/24/40 points
6. Whoever scores the most points in every race counting towards the Formula 1 World Championship wins the grand prize.
7. In the event of a tie on points the winner will be determined by who came closest to predicting the pole position time correctly. If that fails to produce a winner the editor will choose a means of deciding who has won.
8. Predictions must be entered using the form above. If you have trouble submitting your entry via the form please contact F1 Fanatic via email and send your prediction using the contact form.
9. In the event of a dispute the editor?s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
10. No cash alternative is offered for any of the prizes.
11. Grand Prix tickets: Children must be accompanied by an adult. Accommodation and transport to the venue not included.
12. Players who have won prizes will be notified by email within seven days of each Grand Prix. DVD and mug prizes will be despatched within 28 days of that email being sent. Grand Prix tickets will be despatched once they are available.

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11 comments on Make your Korean GP predictions now: prizes up for grabs

  1. KeeleyObsessed (@keeleyobsessed) said on 14th October 2011, 9:09

    Gah, I hate making these difficult predictions… It’s fairly obvious who the top 6 will be, but you’re banking on there being no big crashes! I remember getting lucky with putting Vettel on pole for Japan, and Button for the win..

    Next year, any chance of predicting the top 10 rather than the top 5? It’s so difficult…

  2. craig-o (@craig-o) said on 14th October 2011, 9:56

    I am just SO glad I got a new laptop charger through the door in time. I’ve scored points in every race so far this year, and I don’t want to let that one go! Seb for pole (obviously) and Lewis for the win!

  3. Saiesh (@saiesh) said on 14th October 2011, 15:54

    Lewis for pole

  4. Mads (@mads) said on 14th October 2011, 16:18

    Vettel pole and victory.
    I believe that McLaren will have RB covered in terms of pace, but last time I voted for a McLaren driver for the win, he decided to crash into Kobayashi instead.

  5. Eggry (@eggry) said on 14th October 2011, 17:32

    Ah, It’s too hard!! However Mclaren and Ferrari showed they have pace in Suzuka so why not in Korea? also some set up error would make the race very interesting.

  6. OmarR-Pepper (@omarr-pepper) said on 14th October 2011, 17:55

    I normally scramble my choice among 6 drivers on this possible order:
    1. Vettel
    2. Button (or ALO)
    3. Alonso (or BUT)
    4. Hamilton (or WEB)
    5. Webber (or Schumacher)

    Sorry Massa, you’re never considered by my sensible mind… once I even rathered bet for Perez, Petrov or Diresta… but Massa? Come’on

  7. Rob Wilson (@rob-wilson) said on 14th October 2011, 18:27

    Yeah i think i’ll wait till after P3 for my prediction, might be wise. If i was to predict right now i’d probably put Aguesuari, Buemi & Schumacher all in the top 5 so i think i’ll wait for some dry running. Seriously though i think this is McLarens best shot at a 1,2 so far this season, Seb might make it tough for them though if he sticks it on pole again though..should be intresting.

    Looking forward to a close race between the top 6 cars this weekend!

  8. Rahim.RG (@rahim-rg) said on 14th October 2011, 18:57

    Man its tough!!

  9. Elliot Horwood (@elliothorwoodf1) said on 15th October 2011, 4:38

    Lewis for Pole and Race Win!

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