Sebastian Vettel, Ferrari, Circuit de Catalunya, 2016

The 2016 F1 season in 20 questions

2016 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

We’re just over a week away from discovering the first race winner of the 2016 F1 season.

Are we in for a third year of Mercedes domination? Has Ferrari closed the gap to the pace-setters as it did 12 months ago?

And how will the new Haas team and revamped Renault and Manor squads fare?

Give your assessment of the season ahead by answering these 20 questions:

1. Other than Mercedes, which teams will win races this year?
2. What will be the best result for Haas?
3. Who will score more points: Max Verstappen or Nico Hulkenberg?
4. Which team will score more points: McLaren or Renault?
5. Which driver will out-qualify his team mate most frequently?
6. Will Kimi Raikkonen remain on the grid for 2017?
7. How many of the 11 teams will score points?
8. Before the season ends, will Monza be confirmed as the host of the 2017 Italian Grand Prix?
9. Who will win the FIA pole position trophy?
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. Whose engines will Red Bull use in 2017?
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 be the constructors’ champions?

Who will win the 2016 F1 constructors' championship?

  • Mercedes (89%)
  • Ferrari (10%)
  • Williams (0%)
  • Red Bull (0%)
  • Force India (0%)
  • Renault (0%)
  • Toro Rosso (0%)
  • Sauber (0%)
  • McLaren (0%)
  • Manor (0%)
  • Haas (0%)

Total Voters: 434

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20: Who will be the drivers’ champion?

Who will win the 2016 F1 drivers' championship?

  • Lewis Hamilton (47%)
  • Nico Rosberg (24%)
  • Sebastian Vettel (26%)
  • Kimi Raikkonen (1%)
  • Felipe Massa (0%)
  • Valtteri Bottas (0%)
  • Daniel Ricciardo (0%)
  • Daniil Kvyat (0%)
  • Nico Hulkenberg (0%)
  • Sergio Perez (0%)
  • Kevin Magnussen (0%)
  • Jolyon Palmer (0%)
  • Max Verstappen (0%)
  • Carlos Sainz Jnr (0%)
  • Marcus Ericsson (0%)
  • Felipe Nasr (0%)
  • Fernando Alonso (0%)
  • Jenson Button (0%)
  • Pascal Wehrlein (0%)
  • Rio Haryanto (0%)
  • Romain Grosjean (0%)
  • Esteban Gutierrez (0%)

Total Voters: 434

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I say

1. Other than Mercedes, which teams will win races this year? Ferrari and Red Bull
2. What will be the best result for Haas? Fifth
3. Who will score more points: Max Verstappen or Nico Hulkenberg? Nico Hulkenberg
4. Which team will score more points: McLaren or Renault? McLaren
5. Which driver will out-qualify his team mate most frequently? Sebastian Vettel
6. Will Kimi Raikkonen remain on the grid for 2017? Yes
7. How many of the 11 teams will score points? 10
8. Before the season ends, will Monza be confirmed as the host of the 2017 Italian Grand Prix? No
9. Who will win the FIA pole position trophy? Lewis Hamilton
10. Who will be the first driver to be replaced or substituted for a race? Rio Haryanto
11. And who will take their place? Alexander Rossi
12. Which driver will collect the most penalty points for driving infringements? Esteban Gutierrez
13. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix? Nico Rosberg
14. Who will crash out of the most races? Max Verstappen
15. Whose engines will Red Bull use in 2017? Renault
16. At which race will the drivers’ championship be decided? Brazil
17. What will be the biggest political story of the year? CVC finally selling F1
18. What will be the most entertaining race of the year? The Australian Grand Prix
19: Who will be the constructors’ champion? Mercedes
20: Who will be the drivers’ champion? Lewis Hamilton



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