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1.0 Predict the following exactly and gain points each round:
a. Pole getter - 2 points (pole getter is defined as the one who is on pole
when the race is started)
b. Winner of GP - 4 points
c. Second in GP - 3 points
d. Third in GP - 2 points
e. Fourth in GP - 1 point
f. 1st car out after the race has started under the green lights whether
through DNF or DNS (through stalling for eg.) or through DQ (by black flag
for eg.) - 1 point (point given even if DQ is appealed)
g. Name the ex-Minardi driver who finishes in the highest
position in the race amongst all ex-minardi drivers - 2 points

All predictions above must be EXACTLY correct. Should any driver pull out
before the race weekend, his replacement is not automatically substituted in
the bets...the bettors MUST exercise the edit right as provided in clause 6
two days before race day (e.g. if race day is on Sunday, final edit right is
day-stamp of post Friday).

2.0 Prize for the winner with most points at end of season:
a. the glory of being the season's Forzaminardi.com champion...plus whatever additional prize R-J
or the others may want to throw in. :-)

3.0 The organisers are manlio27 and FactyCrab.

4.0 The qualifying and race results FIRST published by formula1.com will be
used to judge the bets placed unless the referees by a majority decision decide to use the amended results following any steward decisions made post race. No appeal to organisers' decision which is

5.0 If the organisers cannot make a decision, they will consult R-J and/or
Neil_s and/or Minardi4eva who shall act as referees.

6.0. All bets must be submitted in the above 1.0 a to g order and must be
submitted before the first quali session starts. Any bets submitted after the
first quali starts will be invalid. All bets MUST be in by before the first
quali but no editing of any bets placed can be done after the end of friday
practices (or in the case of Monaco after Thursday's practices). This is
because when a post is edited, there is no time stated when such edits have
been done, it just says which date the edit was done.

7.0 DQ means disqualification during the race. so any disqualification
resulting from and/or with not starting the race does not fall under this description of

8.0 Any additional rules can be added to aid clarity but not to change the
bets format and the points as and when deemed neccessary.

9.0 The referees of this 2011 ForzaMinardi Challenge are FactyCrab, manlio27,
Forzaminardi, Neil_s and Minardi4eva (if Neil, R-J, Facty and 4eva agree). A majority decision
from these 5 is required to settle any dispute. If the dispute concerns the
referee's bet, then the other 4 referees must adjudicate and arrive at a majority

Results after Rd 14 (SGP):
Pos/Pos Before/Name/After Rd.14/Rd. 15/After Rd. 15
1. 1. Telstar 99 2 101
2. 2. PistonBroke 92 2 94
3. 3. JumpeySpyder 90 0 90
4. 4. Neil_s 63 0 63
5. 5. Manlio27 58 4 62
6. 6. SuperRoo 53 0 53
7. 7. Factycrab 28 0 28
8. 8. Lease 25 0 25
9. - Stan 0 4 4
Congrats to ....myself and Stan, winners in Suzuka with a miser 4 points. Situation still fully open on top, where Telstar keeps a few points over PistonBroke, and Jumpey is still fully in the picture, despite forgetting to bet for Suzuka.
RJ, can you please top this post, should you appear?

My predictions for South Korea:

Pole: Webbo
1st: Vettel
2nd: Button
3rd: Webbo
4th: Clewlis
First out: Ricciardo
Best ex-Minardi: Webbo

And Telstar's predictions for South Korea
Pole Vettel
1st Button
2nd Vettel
3rd Alonso
4th Webber
1st out Trulli
Best ex Alonso


  • Pole: S. Vettel
    1st: S. Vettel
    2nd: M. Webber
    3rd: J. Button
    4th: F. Alonso
    1st out: J. d'Ambrosio
    Best ex: M. Webber
  • Pole Vettel
    1st Vettel
    2nd Button
    3rd Webber
    4th Alonso
    1st out Riciarrdo
    Best ex Webber
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