Formula 1: Against The Odds

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Renault Flying in Race Trim

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KubicaIf world championship points were awarded for the top-ten fastest laps of the race, rather than finishing positions, Robert Kubica would be fourth in the world championship. Prior to Monaco, he would have been just eighth. In the last three grand prix, Renault have set the second fastest lap of the race in Monaco and the fastest laps in both Turkey and Canada. The yellow car certainly flies in race trim. Continue reading…


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June 27, 2010 at 11:22 am

Back To The Future In Brazil

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I’ve been scanning through the prices for this weekend in the hope that something leaps off the page. Unfortunately, Brazil doesn’t seem to be a circuit where opportunities are immediately apparent. This caused me to go back and have a look to see if there was anything that was spotted last year that may still be valid. Continue reading…

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October 15, 2009 at 10:24 pm

Finger on the Button at Monza

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Kimi Raikkonen’s use of his Kinetic Energy Recovery System – or KERS as it is widely known – was largely responsible for us turning a healthy profit at the last round of the World Championship in Belgium. It looks like the device again has a role to play this weekend, particularly in qualifying. Continue reading…

Podium Punts for Unpredictable Spa

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An extremely interesting qualifying session has blown the markets wide open for tomorrow’s race. I’m writing this before the fuel weights are out, but I’m already pretty pleased with my Raikkonen bet. If he can gain a couple of places in the opening laps – utilising his KERS – then I think that he is well placed for a podium finish (unexpected Spa Francochamps occurrences withstanding). Continue reading…

Alonso a Diffuser User?

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With the “DDD3” having had their evolutionary parts deemed legal, it seems that the status quo is almost certain to sustain for the Chinese Grand Prix. Continue reading…

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April 15, 2009 at 9:41 pm

2009 Not a Preview

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I’ve been trying to resist writing a preview or even looking at the markets for the forthcoming Formula One season for several reasons. Firstly my records would suggest that I am not a particularly good ante post punter. Continue reading…

One last bet in Brazil

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This is not a race where betting is a particularly attractive proposition for me and given its profile, I suspect that the odds-compilers have spent just a touch longer researching their quotes than normal. Continue reading…

Written by f1punter

November 2, 2008 at 1:12 pm