2013 F1 season preview
Are we in for a closely-fought and unpredictable season or will one team steal a march on the opposition and dominate the 19 races that lie ahead?
How will Lewis Hamilton fare at Mercedes and what’s in store for the five new drivers on the grid?
Make your predictions for the season ahead by answering these 20 questions – and at the end of the year we’ll see how many we got right.
1. How many different teams will win races?
2. Who will retire first in the Australian Grand Prix?
3. Who will set the most pole positions?
4. Who will crash out of the most races?
5. How many races will Lewis Hamilton win?
6. How many times will Kimi Raikkonen finish on the podium?
7. What will Nico Hulkenberg’s best result be?
8. Will Felipe Massa get a contract extension at Ferrari for 2014?
9. Will Mark Webber get the same at Red Bull?
10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race?
11. And who will take their place?
12. Which driver will receive the most penalties for driving infringements?
13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix?
14. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship?
15. Which rookie driver will finish highest in the championship?
16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided?
17. What will be the biggest political story of the year?
18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year?
19. Who will win the constructors’ championship?
- Red Bull (58%)
- Ferrari (22%)
- McLaren (11%)
- Lotus (4%)
- Mercedes (5%)
- Sauber (0%)
- Force India (0%)
- Williams (0%)
- Toro Rosso (0%)
- Caterham (0%)
- Marussia (0%)
Total Voters: 579
20. Who will win the drivers’ championship?
- Sebastian Vettel (22%)
- Mark Webber (2%)
- Fernando Alonso (45%)
- Felipe Massa (1%)
- Jenson Button (10%)
- Sergio Perez (1%)
- Kimi Raikkonen (11%)
- Romain Grosjean (1%)
- Lewis Hamilton (6%)
- Nico Rosberg (1%)
- Nico Hulkenberg (0%)
- Esteban Gutierrez (0%)
- Paul di Resta (0%)
- Adrian Sutil (0%)
- Pastor Maldonado (0%)
- Valtteri Bottas (0%)
- Jean-Eric Vergne (0%)
- Daniel Ricciardo (0%)
- Charles Pic (0%)
- Giedo van der Garde (0%)
- Jules Bianchi (0%)
- Max Chilton (0%)
Total Voters: 580
F1 Fanatic Predictions Championship
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