Formula 1 2015: Tournament preview

Formula 1 returns this weekend, and with it brings all the glitz and glamour of the world’s most famous motor racing competition. Have a read of our preview of the 2015 season, including pools to join if you want to win prizes.

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SuperSport (megapool – 2 x Citizen Toyota 86 collaboration model watches on offer for the top 2 at the end of the season)
Duxbury Netgear (megapool – prizes available)
F1 Fanatics 2015

Last season

2014 was all about Mercedes, as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were locked in a personal duel at the top of the standings that no other driver really threatened to break into. In the end, it was Hamilton who won out comfortably, thanks to an astonishing 11 first place finishes in 19 races. Here’s what last year’s top 10 looked like:

Driver Team Points
1 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes 384
2 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 317
3 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 238
4 Valterri Bottas Williams 186
5 Sebastien Vettel Red Bull 167
6 Fernando Alonso Ferrari 161
7 Felipe Massa Williams 134
8 Jenson Button McLaren 126
9 Nico Hulkenberg Force India 96
10 Sergio Perez Force India 59
Year Winner
2014 Lewis Hamilton
2013 Sebastian Vettel
2012 Sebastian Vettel
2011 Sebastian Vettel
2010 Sebastian Vettel
2009 Jenson Button

2015 Race Calendar

Mar 15: Australian Grand Prix
Mar 29: Malaysia Grand Prix
Apr 12: Chinese Grand Prix
Apr 19: Bahrain Grand Prix
May 10: Spanish Grand Prix
May 24: Monaco Grand Prix
Jun 7: Canadian Grand Prix
Jun 21: Austrian Grand Prix
Jul 5: British Grand Prix
Jul 19: German Grand Prix
Jul 26: Hungarian Grand Prix
Aug 23: Belgian Grand Prix
Sep 6: Italian Grand Prix
Sep 20: Singapore Grand Prix
Sep 27: Japanese Grand Prix
Oct 11: Russian Grand Prix
Oct 25: United States Grand Prix
Nov 1: Mexican Grand Prix
Nov 15: Brazilian Grand Prix
Nov 29: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

So who will win the Drivers’ Championship this year? Here are the latest bookies’ odds, courtesy of Oddschecker:

Lewis Hamilton: 8/13
Nico Rosberg: 3/1
Sebastian Vettel: 22/1
Daniel Ricciardo: 25/1
Valterri Bottas: 30/1
Kimi Raikkonen: 40/1
Fernando Alonso: 50/1

Good luck with your picks in 2015!

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