Young drivers' test predictions championship

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    So we have the young drivers’ test coming up on tuesday and wednesday, and I’m making a predictions championship for it. Scoring is the same as in the F1Fanatic predictions championship, apart from the pole position part:

    Correctly naming one/two/three/four/five driver/s who finish in the top five: 1/2/3/5/8 points

    Correctly predicting where one/two/three/four/five driver/s finish: 2/6/14/24/40 points

    There will also be a tie-breaker with predicting the fastest time set – if two predictors score the same amount of points, the one who is closer to the actual time will win. There are no prizes unfortunately!

    So predict the top 5 (from both days) and the fastest time set. You have time until Monday midnight British time, which is around 24 hours from now.

    Here is a list of drivers that will participate, although I’m not sure if it’s entirely correct:

    Red Bull: Daniel Ricciardo

    McLaren: Oliver Turvey, Gary Paffett

    Ferrari: Jules Bianchi

    Mercedes: Sam Bird

    Renault: Mikhail Aleshin, Jerome dAmbrosio

    Williams: Pastor Maldonado, Valteri Bottas, Dean Stoneman

    Force India: Yelmer Buurman, Antonio Felix da Costa, Paul di Resta

    Sauber: Sergio Perez, Esteban Gutierrez

    Toro Rosso: Jean-Eric Vergne

    Lotus: Rodolfo Gonzalez, Vladimir Arabadzhiev

    Virgin: Jerome d’Ambrosio, Liuz Razia, Rio Haryanto

    Hispania: Pastor Maldonado

    My prediction:

    Best time: 1.41:497

    1. Ricciardo

    2. di Resta

    3. Bianchi

    4. d’Ambrosio

    5. Bird



    Wow, didn’t expect such a rush!


    Ned Flanders

    Haha! I’ll help you out. No idea what the best time will be but I predict that the top 5 will be:



    Paffett (hardly seemes like a young driver anymore!)





    Best time: 1:41.962

    1. Ricciardo

    2. Paffett

    3. Bianchi

    4. Di Resta

    5. Really don’t know….I’ll say Gutierrez



    I expect Di Resta to be very stong as he’s had a lot of miles in the car this year along with Paffett who deserves a real shot at F1.

    Ricciardo will be fast but not as fast as you’d think a red bull to be and Maldonardo and Gutierrez will have decent showings.

    Problem is the track evolution of the two days makes it hard to judge their relative performances.



    Ned Flanders 14

    Enigma 7

    Metrium 5

    Congratulations Ned, you are the winner!

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