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Brazilian Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview

Sebastian Vettel

Vettel: likely to face a wet track

The F1 paddock travels to the Brazilian Grand Prix for the final race of the season (Race: 5pm GMT, Sunday) with the drivers’ championship battle between Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso set to reach its conclusion.

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton was the winner last week in Austin, Texas, but it was second placed Vettel who secured the better finish of the two title contenders, finishing one place ahead of Alonso to extend his championship lead to 13 points going into the final round.

That advantage means that if Alonso wins in Brazil, Vettel can afford to finish more …

United States Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview

Nico Rosberg

Nico Rosberg: Good bet to reach Qualifying Session 3 of US Grand Prix

Two weeks after Kimi Raikonnen’s popular victory in Abu Dhabi the Formula One circus moves on to the United States Grand Prix for the penultimate round of the season at the newly built Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas (Race: Sunday 7pm GMT).

The race will be the first on American soil since the Indianapolis Grand Prix of 2007 and the teams seem hopeful of finally gaining some traction in the United States after previously more …

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview

Sebastian Vettel

Vettel: won here twice

Just a week after Sebastian Vettel extended his lead at the top of the drivers’ championship with victory in India, the Formula One paddock moves on to the Yas Marina Circuit for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix (Race, Sunday 13:00 BST).

In India, Vettel continued his recent dominance to record a fourth consecutive victory, extending his championship lead over Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso to 13 points with just three rounds remaining.

Alonso, though, will take some heart from his run to second position that saw him outstrip Vettel’s Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber more …

Indian Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview

Buddh International Circuit

Two weeks after Sebastian Vettel overtook Fernando Alonso at the top of the drivers championship with victory in Japan, the Formula One circus moves on to the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida for the Indian Grand Prix (Race time: 9.30am BST, Sunday).

Ferrari’s Alonso had led the championship for eight rounds, at one point holding a 40 point advantage over his nearest challenger, more …

Korean Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview

Sebastian Vettel

Vettel: Good bet for pole

Sebastian Vettel was the man on the top step of the podium in Japan last weekend and he will be hopeful of continuing his good form at the Korean Grand Prix (7am BST, Sunday).

Vettel’s victory in Japan was made all the sweeter for the German by the first lap elimination of championship leader Fernando Alonso, which allowed the Red Bull driver to close the gap to just four points at the top of the drivers’ standings.

Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikonnen also gained from Alonso’s misfortune, but were unable to make significant inroads into his lead, more …

Japanese Grand Prix Preview

Bet the Safety Car is used

Two weeks after Sebastian Vettel’s success on the streets of Singapore, the Formula One paddock moves on to the historic Suzuka track for the Japanese Grand Prix (Sunday, 07:00am BST), the 15th race of the season.

Vettel’s victory saw him close to within 29 points of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso at the top of the Drivers Championship. Kimi Raikonnen remains third, now 45 points off the lead after salvaging a sixth place finish from a poor weekend for the Renault team.

Lewis Hamilton had looked likely to establish his own title credentials after securing a dominant pole position and leading the race early on. However, a gearbox problem forced him to more …

F1: Singapore Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview

Singapore Grand Prix Betting TipsWith the European races done and dusted, the Formula One circus enters its Asian phase this weekend with a spectacular night time dash through the streets of Singapore (Race: Sunday, 13:00 BST).

First run in 2008, the event at the Marina Bay circuit has produced four different winning constructors in more …

Italian Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview
Vettel to show his mettle @ 5/1

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel: Good bet at 5/1

Formula One quite literally returned with a bang from its summer break last weekend, Jenson Button winning a Belgian Grand Prix most memorable for a four-car first corner crash that eliminated championship contenders Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton, and resulted in a one-race ban for Renault’s Romain Grosjean.

The paddock now moves on to another historic circuit, Monza, for the Italian Grand Prix (Sunday 9th September, 13:00 BST) with Alonso’s misfortune having allowed Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber and Kimi Raikonnen to cut into his lead at the top of the Driver’s Championship. more …

Belgian Grand Prix Betting Tips & Preview

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton: favourite for Belgian Grand Prix (race betting)

After an extended summer break, the 2012 Formula One season resumes with a trip to the historic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the Belgian Grand Prix (Sunday, Sept 2).

Lewis Hamilton’s win in Hungary last time brought him back into world title contention, but it is still Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso who leads the way, 40 points ahead of Mark Webber, and a further two clear of Webber’s Red Bull teammate and reigning champion Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton and Kimi Raikonnen are clinging onto the coattails of the top three.

The Belgian Grand Prix is usually full of entertainment, with heavily changeable weather conditions often mixing up the pack. This can, of course, make it difficult to pick out good bets, more …