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Formula Oppo: The Jim Beam Grand Prix of Australia

Welcome to the 9th round of Formula Oppo, the fantasy racing game where Thierry Neuville can’t get you points. This week head to the mountains of Australia, where the beer flows like wine. Apologies for the late posting, but well, at least it’s here now.


Previously on Formula Oppo, this happened. Lewis started from the front and was having a good, clean race until enough accidents caused safety cars and ultimately a red flag. Vettel behaved like a petulant child and bumped into Lewis’s Mercedes while behind a safety car and earned a 10 second stop and go penalty. Hamilton’s crew forgot to secure his foam padding called him in later in the race to replace it. During this Vettel passed him for 4th. Meanwhile at the front, Daniel Ricciardo finally got to do the grand shoey for 1st, and at the finish line Valtteri Bottas pipped the young Canadian for second. Speaking of Lance Stroll, he goes from first points to first podium in back to back races. Oh and Fernando and McLaren-Honda scored points

This week it’s off to the famous Australian Alps for a proper circuit race at the Pink Elephant Ring or whatever it’s called these days. This week a new Honda engine is coming so watch out for that.

Your Drivers:

Lewis Hamilton- Mercedes

Valtteri Bottas- Mercedes

Daniel Ricciardo- Red Bull

Max Verstappen- Red Bull

Sebastian Vettel- Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen- Ferrari

Sergio Perez- Force India

Esteban Ocon- Force India

Felipe Massa- Williams

Lance Stroll- Williams

Fernando Alonso Jenson Button- McLaren

Stoffel Vandoorne- McLaren

Daniil Kvyat- Toro Rosso

Carlos Sainz Jr- Toro Rosso

Romain Grosjean- Haas

Kevin Magnussen- Haas

Nico Hulkenberg- Renault

Jolyon Palmer- Renault

Marcus Ericsson- Sauber

Pascal Wehrlein Antonio Giovinazzi- Sauber


My picks:

Q. Lewis Hamilton

1. Lewis Hamilton

2. Valtteri Bottas

3. Sebastian Vettel

Curse: None

For the rest of you, you have until Q1 to make your picks or they will not count! Good luck!

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