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2012 FORZAMINARDI CHALLENGE - Round 20 Interlagos Brazil 23rd – 25th November 2012


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 2012 ForzaMinardi Challenge are Lease, manlio27,
Forzaminardi, PistonBroke and Telstar (if Lease, R-J, Piston and Telstar 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 round 19

Superoo 68-2-70

Jumpeyspider 64-5-69

Lease 63-2-65

Telstar 61-2-63

Pistonbroke 51-2-53

Manlio 38-2-40

Forza 2-0-2


  • Pole: Hamilton

    P1: Hamilton
    P2: Vettel
    P3: Webber
    P4: Button
    Best Ex: Webber

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

    P1 - Webber
    P2 - Button
    P3 - Alonso
    P4 - Hamilton

    Best Ex: Webber

    First Out - Raikonnen

    (Vettel P6)
  • Pole: Hamilton

    P1: Hamilton
    P2: Webber
    P3: Alonso
    P4: Massa
    Best Ex: Webber

    First out Vettel (yes . . . . you heard it here first! )
  • Pole: S. Vettel

    P1: L. Hamilton
    P2: S. Vettel
    P3: F. Alonso
    P4: M. Webber
    Best Ex: F. Alonso
    First Out - M.Schumacher
  • Pole: Vettel

    P1: Clewlis
    P2: Vettel
    P3: Alonso
    P4: Webber
    Best Ex: Alonso
    First Out - M$
  • Congrats SuperRoo :)
  • Oh, for goodness sake, he's done a Ferrari..

    Waking up at like 4 in the morning to make sure you can't be beaten by your nearest competitor.

    Won't be looking too flash if my picks come in.
  • Didn't wake up at all. Watched the wallabies almost get beaten by Italy. My god they are shit. Did beat England though......

    What are the odds of the same picks?

    [Edited on 25-11-12 by SuperRoo]
  • Superoo 70-3-73

    Jumpeyspider 69-3-72

    Lease 65-0-65

    Telstar 63-2-65

    Pistonbroke 53-2-55

    Manlio 40-2-42

    Forza 2-0-2

    And there it is. Roo wins by one in a nail biter, and a further tie for 3rd (though I should get8 bonus points for picking Vettel at 6th)

    On we go to 2013.
  • Pistons prediction almost came true with Vettel first out. Wish it came true.

    [Edited on 26-11-12 by SuperRoo]
  • Almost true with vetted.
    Thanks for organising Lease - well done :)
  • It's actually perfect equality between Superoo and Jumpey: check Austin results, Jumpey made 6 points, not 5!! So it's 73-73.
  • I saw no yellow flag
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