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    Sorry, forgot to set up the Mexico one in time, think we'll just have to skip it. Hadn't realised it was a double header.

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      Just bumping this before Brazil this weekend, if you’re around Kev?

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        Eek, sorry!

        Ok, quick one.

        BRAZILIAN GRAND PRIX

        HAM VET VER
        RAI BOT RIC
        SAI PER OCO
        MAG ALO GRO
        GAS VAN STR
        SIR HAR LEC

        Bonus: predict the winner's time in H:M:S (nearest wins)

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          VER HAM VET
          RAI BOT RIC
          OCO SAI PER
          ALO MAG GRO
          GAS VAN STR
          LEC HAR SIR

          1:30:31

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            Cheers Kev, you're a star.

            HAM VER VET
            BOT RAI RIC
            OCO SAI PER
            MAG GRO ALO
            GAS STR VAN
            HAR LEC SIR

            1:32:15

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              HAM VET VER
              RAI BOT RIC
              PER OCO SAI
              MAG ALO GRO
              GAS VAN STR
              LEC HAR SIR

              1:33:28

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                HAM HER VET
                BOT RAI RIC
                PER OCO SAI
                MAG GRO ALO
                GAS VAN STR
                LEC SIR HAD

                1.29.50

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                  F1 2018 Grande Prêmio do Brasil - the answers

                  HAM VER VET
                  RAI RIC BOT
                  PER SAI OCO
                  GRO MAG ALO
                  GAS VAN STR
                  LEC HAR SIR


                  Weirdly, we managed to leave out the two DNFs. Hamilton completed the race in 1:27:09.066, much faster than we expected, so nmrfox wins the bonus to cement his lead.


                  nmrfox - 6+2 (113)
                  Wouter D - 7 (87)
                  Kevin S - 5 (85)
                  Third rate Leszno - 3 (76)
                  longeared - d (72)
                  ursus arctos - d (59)

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                    F1 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

                    A slight tweak to the randomising - I did the top six as a group separately and then the other 14, with Ocon and Gasly missing out this time. Qualifying is this Saturday, 24 November, 1700 local time (1300 GMT/UTC).

                    RAI BOT HAM
                    RIC VET VER
                    ERI STR SIR
                    LEC ALO HAR
                    VAN PER GRO
                    MAG SAI HUL

                    Bonus: Predict the number of cars which finish on the lead lap.
                    Last edited by Kevin S; 21-11-2018, 22:26.

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                      HAM BOT RAI
                      VET VER RIC
                      ERI STR SIR
                      LEC ALO HAR
                      PER GRO VAN
                      HUL SAI MAG

                      6

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                        HAM RAI BOT
                        VET VER RIC
                        ERI STR SIR
                        ALO LEC HAR
                        PER GRO VAN
                        HUL MAG SAI

                        8

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                          HAM BOT RAI
                          VET VER RIC
                          ERI STR SIR
                          LEC HAR ALO
                          GRO PER VAN
                          MAG HUL SAI

                          7

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                            HAM RAI BOT
                            VER VET RIC
                            ERI STR SIR
                            LEC ALO HAR
                            PER GRO VAN
                            SAI MAG HUL

                            9

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                              TIME TO FIRE THIS UP AGAIN.

                              For each race, there will be six different trios of drivers. You have to predict the order in which they are classified in the race (DNFs are classified by number of completed laps) according to the Formula 1 website.

                              Scoring:
                              - Correctly predicting the order of the three drivers = 2 points
                              - Correctly predicting the top finisher of the three drivers = 1 point
                              - Bonus correct (or closest) = 2 points

                              Deadline will be before qualifying for each race.

                              Here are the abbreviations for 2019.

                              VET = Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
                              LEC = Charles Leclerc (Ferrari)

                              PER = Sergio Perez (Racing Point)
                              STR= Lance Stroll (Racing Point)

                              GRO = Romain Grosjean (Haas)
                              MAG = Kevin Magnussen (Haas)

                              SAI = Carlos Sainz Jr (McLaren)
                              NOR = Lando Norris (McLaren)

                              HAM = Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
                              BOT = Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes)

                              GAS = Pierre Gasly (Red Bull)
                              VER = Max Verstappen (Red Bull)

                              HUL = Nico Hulkenberg (Renault)
                              RIC = Daniel Ricciardo (Renault)

                              RAI = Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo)
                              GIO = Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo)

                              KVY = Daniil Kvyat (Toro Rosso)
                              ALB = Alexander Albon (Toro Rosso)

                              KUB = Robert Kubica (Willams)
                              RUS = George Russell (Williams)
                              Last edited by Kevin S; 14-03-2019, 21:41.

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                                F1 2019 Australian Grand Prix

                                Please enter your predictions before the start of qualifying, which is at 0600 UTC on Saturday 16 March.

                                Here are the trios to put in order of their classification. As it's the first race these are fully randomised. Lance Stroll and Nico Hulkenberg are sitting this one out.

                                BOT KUB ALB
                                RIC MAG RAI
                                LEC HAM SAI
                                GIO NOR VER
                                VET KVY PER
                                GRO RUS GAS

                                Bonus: Predict Daniel Ricciardo's position on the grid of his home race (correct answer only to score).
                                Last edited by Kevin S; 15-03-2019, 09:56.

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                                  BOT ALB KUB
                                  MAG RAI RIC
                                  HAM LEC SAI
                                  VER NOR GIO
                                  VET KVY PER
                                  GAS GRO RUS

                                  9th

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                                    Good effort Kev, I'll have a crack this season:

                                    BOT ALB KUB
                                    RAI RIC MAG
                                    HAM LEC SAI
                                    VER GIO NOR
                                    VET KVY PER
                                    GAS GRO RUS

                                    6th

                                    Sorry Kev, looks like I've copied quite a few of yours there.

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                                      No problem Sits, there's only six ways of doing each of these trios, and when there is full list randomisation you often get an obvious pick for the win. From Bahrain onwards I'll randomise the top ten into three trios and the bottom ten into the other three which hopefully will lead to more difficult decisions.

                                      F1 2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - the results and final standings

                                      Apologies for not actually getting round to finishing the last season!

                                      HAM BOT RAI
                                      VET VER RIC
                                      STR SIR ERI
                                      LEC ALO HAR
                                      PER GRO VAN
                                      SAI MAG HUL

                                      So, er, eight cars finished on the lead lap in Abu Dhabi so Wouter claimed the final bonus of 2018, which was enough to see off my challenge for second place. Foxy cruised serenely to victory, so hearty congrats to the inagural champion.

                                      nmrfox - 8 (121)
                                      Wouter D - 5+2 (94)
                                      Kevin S - 7 (92)
                                      Third rate Leszno - 5 (81)
                                      longeared - d (72)
                                      ursus arctos - d (59)

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                                        BOT ALB KUB
                                        MAG RAI RIC
                                        HAM LEC SAI
                                        VER GIO NOR
                                        VET KVY PER
                                        GAS GRO RUS


                                        8th

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                                          BOT KUB ALB
                                          RIC MAG RAI
                                          HAM LEC SAI
                                          VER GIO NOR
                                          VET KVY PER
                                          GRO RUS GAS

                                          7th

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                                            F1 2019 Australian Grand Prix - the answers

                                            BOT ALB KUB
                                            MAG RAI RIC
                                            HAM LEC SAI
                                            VER NOR GIO
                                            VET KVY PER
                                            GAS RUS GRO

                                            Ricciardo started in 12th.

                                            Poor Daniel Ricciardo. Still no podiums in his home race and after going out in Q2 - which none of us predicted - his front wing then smashes off on the grass right at the start. The Williams cars' lack of pace is bordering on the farcical, but at least I suppose they can always race against each other.

                                            Anyway, here are the scores.

                                            Kevin S - 11 (11)
                                            Third rate Lezno 10 (10)
                                            ursus arctos - 6 (6)
                                            Sits - 8 (8)

                                            Now, if we get a few more people enter for Bahrain, then I'm minded to reset these and call it a formation lap. The better way of creating the trios is where we have a rank order of drivers, and now we have a top ten to play with.
                                            Last edited by Kevin S; 18-03-2019, 09:03.

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                                              F1 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix

                                              Please enter your predictions before the start of qualifying, on Saturday 30 March at 1500 UTC (1800 local). Absent drivers this time are Stroll from the top end and Sainz from the lower.

                                              RAI VET VER
                                              BOT KVY LEC
                                              MAG HAM HUL
                                              RIC GIO GAS
                                              RUS KUB NOR
                                              GRO ALB PER

                                              Bonus: predict the gap, to the nearest 0.1s, between the fastest Q3 time and the slowest (completed) Q1 time (nearest wins).
                                              Last edited by Kevin S; 25-03-2019, 10:48.

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                                                Thanks Kev, let's hope we get some more in.

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                                                  VER VET RAI
                                                  LEC BOT KVY
                                                  HAM MAG HUL
                                                  RIC GAS GIO
                                                  NOR RUS KUB
                                                  GRO PER ALB

                                                  4.1

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                                                    VER VET RAI
                                                    BOT LEC KVY
                                                    HAM MAG HUL
                                                    RIC GAS GIO
                                                    NOR RUS KUB
                                                    GRO PER ALB

                                                    4.3

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