RF1 Predictions Competition

While this weekend marks the final round of the Formula 1 championship season, that will take a back seat compared with the RichardsF1.com F1 Predictions Competition, which enters its final chapter in an exciting, topsy-turvy competition.

For our registered contestants, this weekend’s round will be critical.

It might not look like it on the current points ladder, but mathematically, anyone in the top twenty places of the standings can still claim top spot and our grand prize!

Here’s a quick reminder of how points are calculated each round:

  • 1 point for correctly guessing the driver who claims pole position
  • 2 points for correctly guessing the race winner
  • 1 point for correctly guessing each of the top-two finishing teams, with an additional point for correctly guessing the order in which each team finishes
  • 1 point for correctly guessing each of the top-eight finishing drivers
  • a bonus 5 points if all of the above criteria are correctly guesses

Entrants can also elect to double their points earned (including bonus points) for one round only over the course of the season.

So why is the Brazilian Grand Prix so important?

Entrants yet to use their ‘double up’ feature will automatically have it applied at the final round of the championship provided they enter their predictions per the competition rules. So if you score a perfect round and you haven’t used your ‘Double Up’, that’s forty points in the bag!

Those who were registered to play at the start of the season were also asked to nominate the driver and team who would win the Drivers’ and Constructors’ Championships, respectively. The following additional points will be included in the Brazilian Grand Prix points if their guesses are as follows:

  • 25 points each if their nominated driver or constructor wins the 2012 championship
  • 18 points each if their nominated driver or constructor finishes in second place
  • 15 points each if their nominated driver or constructor finishes in third place; and
  • A bonus 10 points if their nominated driver and constructor wins both titles

So if you’re one of these folk, then you have another 60 points to play for!

Entries for the Brazilian Grand Prix round are now open at this web link – you’ll have until 5 minutes before qualifying to put your entries in. Good luck!

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Richard Bailey

Founder & Chief Editor at MotorsportM8
Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.
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