The 2014 F1 season in 20 questions

2014 F1 season preview

Start, Circuit of the Americas, 2013In one week’s time we will have our first answers about how this unpredictable new season is going to unfold.

Until then there are many questions to answer. Here are 20 of them for you to make your predictions about the year ahead.

Post your answers in the comments and let’s find out what everyone expects from the 2014 F1 season.

1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix?
2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy?
3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship?
4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win?
5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen?
6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score?
7. How many races will Williams win?
8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be?
9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)?
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 collect the most penalty points for driving infringements?
13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix?
14. Who will crash out of the most races?
15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ 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. Constructors’ championship

Which team will win the 2014 constructors' championship?

  • Red Bull (3%)
  • Mercedes (73%)
  • Ferrari (17%)
  • Lotus (0%)
  • McLaren (3%)
  • Force India (0%)
  • Sauber (0%)
  • Toro Rosso (0%)
  • Williams (3%)
  • Marussia (0%)
  • Caterham (1%)

Total Voters: 646

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20. Drivers’ championship

Who will win the 2014 drivers' championship?

  • Sebastian Vettel (7%)
  • Daniel Ricciardo (0%)
  • Nico Rosberg (23%)
  • Lewis Hamilton (38%)
  • Fernando Alonso (15%)
  • Kimi Raikkonen (8%)
  • Romain Grosjean (0%)
  • Pastor Maldonado (0%)
  • Jenson Button (2%)
  • Kevin Magnussen (2%)
  • Sergio Perez (0%)
  • Nico Hulkenberg (0%)
  • Esteban Gutierrez (0%)
  • Adrian Sutil (0%)
  • Jean-Eric Vergne (0%)
  • Daniil Kvyat (0%)
  • Felipe Massa (3%)
  • Valtteri Bottas (1%)
  • Jules Bianchi (0%)
  • Max Chilton (0%)
  • Kamui Kobayashi (0%)
  • Marcus Ericsson (1%)

Total Voters: 636

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237 comments on The 2014 F1 season in 20 questions

  1. G-Money (@gmoney) said on 10th March 2014, 5:54

    1 – 15
    2 – Lewis
    3 – 5th
    4 – Magnussen
    5 – 7
    6 – 6
    7 – 1
    8 – 3rd
    9 – 346kph
    10 – Ericsson
    11 – Frijns
    12 – Maldozer
    13 – Nico
    14 – Maldozer
    15 – Caterham
    16 – Last Race – Abu Dhabi
    17 – Ecclestone replacement
    18 – Brazil in the rain

  2. Puffy (@puffy) said on 10th March 2014, 6:10

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 12
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Lewis Hamilton
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 5th
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 2
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Bottas
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 1
    7. How many races will Williams win? 4
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 3rd
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 362kph
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? No one
    11. And who will take their place? N/A
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Maldonado
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Nico Rosberg
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Esteban Gutierrez
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Caterham
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Russia
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Bernie being replaced
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Canada

  3. 1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 13
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Lewis hamilton
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 6
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 2
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Bottas
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 3
    7. How many races will Williams win? 0
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 3rd at Monaco
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 377 kmp/h
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? Marcus Ericcson
    11. And who will take their place? Robin Frijns
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Sergio Perez
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Fernando Alonso
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Adrian Sutil
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Caterham
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Abu Dhabi
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? In season Testing
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Spa
    19 Constructors’ championship : Mercedes
    20 Drivers’ championship : Nico Rosberg

  4. Kiran Sripathy (@kiransripathy) said on 10th March 2014, 7:08

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 16
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Nico Rosberg
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 3rd
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 3
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Kevin Magnussen
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 4
    7. How many races will Williams win? 3
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 6
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 350
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? None
    11. And who will take their place? None
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Kevin Magnussen
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Valteri Bottas
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Adrian Sutil
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Marussia
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Suzuka
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Ecclestone’s retirement
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Spa

  5. Bleu (@bleu) said on 10th March 2014, 7:21

    1. 14
    2. Lewis Hamilton
    3. 3rd
    4. 2
    5. Magnussen
    6. 3
    7. 1
    8. 3rd
    9. 363
    10. Ericsson
    11. Frijns
    12. Gutierrez
    13. Rosberg
    14. Gutierrez
    15. Caterham
    16. Brazil
    17. Double points
    18. Montreal

  6. 1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 16
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Nico Rosberg
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 6th
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 2
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Kevin Magnussen
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 4
    7. How many races will Williams win? 4
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 4th
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 380km/h
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? None
    11. And who will take their place? N/A
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Pastor Maldonado
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Felipe Massa
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Daniil Kyvat
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Caterham-Renault
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Abu Dhabi
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Championship decided by 1 point in Abu Dhabi
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Austria

  7. James (@iamjamm) said on 10th March 2014, 8:58

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix?
    16
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy?
    Lewis Hamilton
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship?
    2nd
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win?
    1
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen?
    Bottas
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score?
    0
    7. How many races will Williams win?
    2
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be?
    3rd
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)?
    320kph
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race?
    Maldonado
    11. And who will take their place?
    Davide Valsecchi
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements?
    Maldonado
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix?
    Nico Rosberg
    14. Who will crash out of the most races?
    Maldonado
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship?
    Caterham
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided?
    Abu Dhabi
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year?
    Bernie’s bribary case (it’s going to go on and on…)
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year?
    Canada

  8. sebsronnie (@sebsronnie) said on 10th March 2014, 9:10

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 11
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Lewis Hamilton
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 7
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 2
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Kevin Magnussen
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 0
    7. How many races will Williams win? 1
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 3
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 367
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? Kamui Kobayashi
    11. And who will take their place? Robin Frijns
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Pastor Maldonado
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Felipe Massa
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Adrian Sutil – already had a preview of things to come
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Caterham
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Abu Dhabi
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Some allegations of cheating – not sure which team it will be
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? USA
    19. Which team will win the 2014 constructors’ championship? Mercedes
    20. Who will win the 2014 drivers’ championship? Lewis Hamilton

  9. Arrrang (@arrrang) said on 10th March 2014, 9:31

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 15
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Nico Rosberg
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 6th
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 1
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Bottas
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 2
    7. How many races will Williams win? 2
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 3rd
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 342kph
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? Ericson
    11. And who will take their place? Kovalainen
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Vettel
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Nico Rosberg
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Hulkenberg
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Caterham
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Suzka
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Double points
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Spa
    19. Which team will win the 2014 constructors’ championship? Mercedes
    20. Who will win the 2014 drivers’ championship? Nico Rosberg

  10. sato113 (@sato113) said on 10th March 2014, 9:45

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 15
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Hamilton
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 6th
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 0
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Magnussen
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score?1
    7. How many races will Williams win? 2
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 3nd
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 340kph
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? Daniel Kvyat
    11. And who will take their place? da Costa
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Perez
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Rosberg
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Maldonaldo
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Chilton
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Suzuka
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Red Bull gaining advantage from Renault modifying engine
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Silverstone!

  11. f12007v (@f1fan-2000) said on 10th March 2014, 10:27

    1. 12
    2. Lewis Hamilton
    3. 5th
    4. 1
    5. Kevin
    6. 0
    7. 2
    8. 3rd
    9. 369 kph
    10. Sutil
    11. Van der garde
    12. Maldonado
    13. Hamilton
    14. Maldonado
    15. Caterham
    16. Brazil
    17. ???
    18. Abu dhabi gp
    Wdc: hamilton
    Wcc: mercedes

  12. Dan_the_McLaren_fan (@dan_the_mclaren_fan) said on 10th March 2014, 10:37

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 12 might be safe bet
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Lewis
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? In the top 5 for sure!
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 2
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Bottas
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? none
    7. How many races will Williams win? 1
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? a podium
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 360
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? No one
    11. And who will take their place?
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? As usual, Pastor is my favourite bet on that one
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Nico Hülkenberg
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Crashtor Maldonado
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Marcus Ericsson
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? I would be great that it would be in Brazil, but it will probably be in Abu Dhabi
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Ecclestone’s eviction
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Melbourne maybe
    19. Which team will win the 2014 constructors’ championship? I’m betting on Mercedes
    20. Which driver will win the 2014 constructors’ championship? I think Nico Rosberg has a slight better chance than Lewis, but it’s very close call

  13. matt90 (@matt90) said on 10th March 2014, 12:18

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 12
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Hamilton
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 7th based on a worse start but later resurgence
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 2
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Bottas
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 1
    7. How many races will Williams win? 3
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 3rd
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 355
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? Vergne
    11. And who will take their place? da Costa
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Maldonado
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Hamilton
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Massa
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Caterham
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Brazil
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Race organisers starting to revolt now that they are only worth half points
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Austria

  14. Keith Campbell (@keithedin) said on 10th March 2014, 13:26

    Late entry but just to give my 2 cents:

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 12
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Hamilton
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 5
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 0
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Bottas
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 0
    7. How many races will Williams win? 1
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 3rd
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 362
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? Maldonado
    11. And who will take their place? Pic
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Maldonado
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Rosberg
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Maldonado
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Caterham
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Abu Dabi
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Bernie avoiding prison but losing control of F1
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Brazil
    19.Mercedes
    20. Rosberg

  15. vinicius.jlantunes (@vinicius-jlantunes) said on 10th March 2014, 13:38

    1. How many drivers will be classified as finishers in the Australian Grand Prix? 17
    2. Who will win the FIA’s new pole positions trophy? Lewis Hamilton
    3. Where will Sebastian Vettel finish in the championship? 3rd
    4. How many races will Kimi Raikkonen win? 3
    5. Who will score more points: Valtteri Bottas or Kevin Magnussen? Kevin
    6. How many pole positions will Ferrari score? 4
    7. How many races will Williams win? 2
    8. What will Daniel Ricciardo’s best result be? 3rd
    9. What will be the top speed recorded in the speed trap at Monza (in kph)? 355 km/h
    10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? Esteban
    11. And who will take their place? Giedo
    12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Maldonado
    13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Lewis Hamilton
    14. Who will crash out of the most races? Chilton
    15. Who will finish last in the constructors’ championship? Chilton
    16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Brazil
    17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? Double points
    18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? Canada
    19. Constructors champion: Ferrari
    20. Drivers champion: Fernando Alonso

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