How many of your pre-weekend Twitter predictions for the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix were correct? Find out below!


1. Will Valtteri Bottas win back-to-back Grands Prix?

Your Prediction: No

Correct Answer: No

After qualifying third, Valtteri Bottas’ hopes of back-to-back victories looked to be within grasp. He led the race at one point as Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton pitted, but the Finn was forced into retirement by an engine failure on Lap 38.

2. Who will lead the Constructors’ Championship after the Spanish Grand Prix?

Your Prediction: Ferrari

Correct Answer: Mercedes

Both the leading teams lost one car from the Grand Prix. Kimi Raikkonen retired on the first lap after his collision with Max Verstappen. Valtteri Bottas retired on Lap 38 as his engine gave up. It was down to Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel to score the teams’ points. With Lewis taking the win and Sebastian finishing second, Mercedes increased their advantage in the Constructors’ Championship from one point to eight.


Read More: Full Constrcutors’ Championship Standings


3. Will both McLaren cars finish the Spanish Grand Prix?

Your Prediction: No

Correct Answer: No

For the first time in 2017, Fernando Alonso managed to make it to the end of a Grand Prix. Sadly, the same couldn’t be said of his team-mate. Stoffel Vandoorne retired from the Grand Prix with suspension damage after a strange incident in which he collided with Felipe Massa. McLaren are now the only team to have not scored a point in 2017.

4. Will Sauber make Q2?

Your Prediction: No

Correct Answer: Yes

Pascal Wehrlein surprised many on Saturday by being able to get his Sauber into the second qualifying session, despite the team’s lack of updates for this Grand Prix.


Read More: Spanish Grand Prix Qualifying Report


5. Which Haas driver will get the better result?

Your Prediction: Romain Grosjean

Correct Answer: Romain Grosjean

Kevin Magnussen was leading the Haas battle right up until the final laps when he developed a puncture after a collision with Toro Rosso’s Daniil Kvyat. The collision ultimately cost Magnussen a points finish, but on the flip side all but handed Romain Grosjean tenth place and a point. Magnussen finished fourteenth.


PREDICTIONS CORRECT: 3 / 5 


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Nicky Haldenby is a 23 year old Formula One blogger from Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Having grown up with F1 often on the TV on Sunday afternoons, Nicky has been following the sport avidly since 2006. He graduated from the University of Hull in 2015 with a First Class degree in English Language and Literature. He founded the Lights Out F1 Blog in March 2016.

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