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Featured Formula One 2016 in 15 Questions

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Chris, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. Chris

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    ricc-21.jpg This time next week the Formula One circus will kick off once again in Australia around the streets of Albert Park. With this in mind, who doesn't love a good pre-season guessing game? We have 15 questions and we want your predictions for the 2016 Formula One season!

    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship?
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship?
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be...
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races)
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)?
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.?
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)?
    8. Which drivers will win a race?
    9. Which teams will win a race?
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season?
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia?
    12. Who will take the most pole positions?
    13. Which race will be the best of the year?
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score?
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided?

    Leave your predictions below!


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  2. Ryan

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    1. Lewis Hamilton
    2. Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team
    3. Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel
    4. Sebastian Vettel vs Kimi Räikkönen (17-4 Seb)
    5. No (don't be silly now!)
    6. Carlos Sainz Jr.
    7. No
    8. Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Riccardo, Valtteri Bottas (yep, finally)
    9. Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull, Williams
    10. Something about Alonso and something about Haas being a Ferrari B-team
    11. Eighteen
    12. Lewis Hamilton
    13. Brazil
    14. Ten
    15. Mexico
     
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  3. Chris

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Lewis Hamilton
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races) Grosjean over Gutierrez, 18-3
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? No
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Max Verstappen
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? Yes, 4 points
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel, Bottas
    9. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari, Williams
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Strategy Group being dissolved (okay that's just my own wishful thinking :p)
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 17
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Lewis Hamilton
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? Montreal
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 62
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Sao Paulo
     
  4. Alessandro Di Domenicantonio

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    1. Sebastian Vettel
    2. Mercedes
    3. Vettel, Hamilton, Rosberg
    4. Pascal Wehrlein (19-2)
    5. No
    6. Max Verstappen
    7. Yes (2)
    8. Vettel, Hamilton, Rosberg, Raikkonen, Ricciardo.
    9. Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull
    10. Alonso leaving Mclaren in a bad way lol
    11. 18
    12. Lewis Hamilton
    13. Hungary
    14. 67
    15. In the last one (let's have some hope :p)
     
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  5. Blimey

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    mod-edit: for once play a long and submit your predictions.
     
  6. Bram

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Sebastian Vettel
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Vettel, Rosberg, Hamilton
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races) Wehrlein over Haryanto, 20-1
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? No
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Max Verstappen
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? No, 0 points
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Verstappen :thumbsup:, Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel, Ricciardo,
    9. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull Racing, Toro Rosso
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Doping scandal & Mid-season return of Pastor Maldonado in F1. Or a combination of both. The crash of Rosberg & Hamilton (Lewis at fault) in Abu Dhabi leading up to Vettel's first title for Ferrari.
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 15
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Rosberg
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? Monaco, Verstappen's first ever GP win, whoohoo
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 77 points (but 150 points in GP2)
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Last lap of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
     
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  7. Qazdar Karim

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    1. Nico Rosberg
    2. Mercedes
    3. Rosberg, Vettel, Hamilton
    4. Wehrlein will beat Haryanto by 21 - 0
    5. No
    6. Max Verstappen
    7. Yes, 34 points
    8. Rosberg, Hamilton ,Ricciardo, Bottas and Vettel
    9. Mercedes, RBR , Ferrari and Williams
    10. Alonso ragequitting mid season
    11. 16 cars will finish the Australian GP
    12. Rosberg
    13. Hungary
    14. 80 points
    15. 20th race
    PS: Can we have a "guess the pole lap" game ? :D

    Mod-edit: yes, click here and make it happen please. We love games! :D:thumbsup:
     
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  8. btk150

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Vettel (let me believe)
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Vettel, Hamilton and Rosberg
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races) Pascal (16-5)
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? No
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Max
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? Yes, 5
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Both merc, both ferraris and ricciardo
    9. Which teams will win a race? Merc, Ferrari and Red Bull
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Alonso
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 16
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Rosberg
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? BRAZIL!!!
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 10
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Suzuka
     
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  9. Hor-hay

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Lewis Hamilton
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Hamilton, Rosberg & Vettel
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? Grosjean
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? Dream on Haas
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Max
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? 1
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Hamilton, Rosberg & Vettel
    9. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Hamilton's hair style
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 18
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Lewis Hamilton
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? any with rain
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 42
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? US
     
  10. Dolf4737

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Nico Rosberg
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Rosberg, Hamilton & (Vettel or Bottas)
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? Wehrlein by 21 to 0 (unless a reliability problems)
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? Tricky but I believe in them
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Carlos Sainz Jr.
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? Yes, 4 points
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel, Bottas and Ricciardo
    9. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari, Williams and Red Bull
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Hamilton exiting Mercedes at the end of the season (sounds crazy but I think it could probably happen)
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 15
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Rosberg
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? Any race with rain
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 65
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Final round in Abu Dhabi (decider between Rosberg and Hamilton)
     
  11. Manuel De Samaniego

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Sergio Perez
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Ferrari
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Sergio Perez, Esteban Gutierrez, Nico Rosberg
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? Nico Rosberg 21-0
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums Yes 3
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr. Carlos Sainz Jr.
    7. Will Manor F1 score points? yes 20
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Esteban Gutierrez, Sergio Perez, Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg, Romain Grosjean
    9. Which teams will win a race? Haas, Force India, Ferrari, Mercedes
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Lack of parking spaces at the Baku GP
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 19
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Vettel
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? Mexico
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 0
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Mexico
     
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  12. FanOfF1

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Sebastian Vettel
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Ferrari
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Vettel, Rosberg, Räikkonen
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? Wehrlein
    5. What will their head-to-head record be? 20-1
    6. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? Yes 4
    7. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Max
    8. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? 17
    9. Which drivers will win a race? Vettel, Räikkonen, Rosberg, Hamilton, Verstappen , Peréz
    10. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari, Toro Rosso
    11. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Manor Speed
    12. How many cars will finish in Australia? 20
    13. Who will take the most pole positions? Rosberg
    14. Which race will be the best of the year? Monaco, Azerbaijan
    15. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 102
    16. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Abu Dhabi
     
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  13. Ville-Samuli Mutanen

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Sebastian Vettel
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Vettel, Hamilton, Räikkönen
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races) Ricciardo, 19
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? 1
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Max
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? No
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Räikkönen, Vettel, Hamilton, Rosberg, Ricciardo
    9. Which teams will win a race? Ferrari, Mercedes, Red Bull
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? New Qualification system
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 17
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Hamilton
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? Brazil
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 85
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Abu Dhabi
     
  14. Caramidaru Andrei Bogdan

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? KIMI!!! yeah baby
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Ferrari by a long way
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be...Kimi, Vettel, Hamster
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races)Wehrlein
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)?NO
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.?Carlos!
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)?NO
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Kimi,Hamster,Vettel,Rosberg,Massa,Bottas,Ricciardo
    9. Which teams will win a race?Ferrari, Mercedes, Williams, Redbull , Mclaren :)))))
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season?Alonso
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia?12
    12. Who will take the most pole positions?Vettel
    13. Which race will be the best of the year?Monza
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score?69
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided?USA
     
  15. Brice.S.

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    1. hamilton
    2. Mercedes
    3. Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel
    4. Grosjean (16-5)
    5. No
    6. Max Verstappen
    7. Yes :1
    8. Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel, Raikkonen, Massa
    9. Mercedes, ferrari, William's
    10. Haas leaving at the end of season
    11. 16
    12. Rosberg
    13. Barhein
    14. 83
    15. melbourne (1-Hamilton, 2Rosberg, 3Vettel, 4Raikkonen, no need to go further...)
     
  16. Omer Said

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Lewis Hamilton
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes GP
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races) Grosjean 20 races
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? no
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Verstappen
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? no
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel
    9. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Hamilton vs Rosberg fight at a Grand Prix
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 16
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Hamilton
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? Austin Gp
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 60
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Abu Dhabi
     
  17. Jimlaad43

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Hamilton
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Hamilton, Vettel, Rosberg
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races) Grosjean 18-3
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? No
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Verstappen
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? 17
    8. Which drivers will win a race? 4 (Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel, Bottas)
    9. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari, Williams
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Someone getting a race ban for causing a massive pile-up
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 15
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Hamilton
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? British GP
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 24
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Mexico
     
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  18. Sasha Jednak

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Hamilton
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Ferrari
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Hamilton, Vettel, Raikkonen
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races) Vettel 17-4
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? No
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Verstappen
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? Yes, 5 points
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel, Raikkonen
    9. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Alonso contacting Ferrari for contract
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 18
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Hamilton
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? Austin (they will make the show as they no to do, now when they even have the team on the grid)
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 60
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? In Austin, to complete the show (circus) :D
     
  19. Tobias Röhner

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Hamilton
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Merc
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be...Ham, Ros, Vet
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races)Wehrlein - 20-1
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? nay
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Max
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? 1 lucky point I guess
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Ham, Ros, Vet, Raik, Ricci
    9. Which teams will win a race? Merc, Ferrari, RB
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Nonsensical format debates and power struggles, Tech rules
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 15
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Ros
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? Brazil
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 20
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Second to last.
     
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  20. Milos

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    1. Who will win the Drivers Championship? Rosberg I believe in you this time :D
    2. Which team will win the Constructors Championship? Mercedes, no doubt about that.
    3. The top 3 drivers in the Drivers Championship will be... Rosberg, Hamilton, Vettel
    4. Who will out-qualify their team mate the most? What will their head-to-head record be? (21 races) Wehrlein, 19-2
    5. Will Haas F1 score any podiums (If "yes", how many)? No
    6. Max Verstappen or Carlos Sainz Jr.? Max
    7. Will Manor F1 score points (If "yes", how many)? Yes, 3
    8. Which drivers will win a race? Hamilton, Rosberg, Vettel, Raikonnen, Ricciardo
    9. Which teams will win a race? Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull
    10. What will be the biggest controversy of the season? Elimination quali system
    11. How many cars will finish in Australia? 17
    12. Who will take the most pole positions? Rosberg
    13. Which race will be the best of the year? A wet race :D Singapore let's say
    14. How many points will McLaren-Honda score? 100
    15. At which race will the Drivers Championship be decided? Final race