Your 2020 Emilia Romagna GP Predictions: The Results

Before the 2020 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix weekend began, I posted five prediction polls on the Lights Out twitter account. How many of the questions did you get right? Find out below!


1. WHERE WILL THE BEST PLACED FERRARI DRIVER FINISH?

YOUR PREDICTION: 6TH OR 7TH

CORRECT ANSWER: IN THE TOP 5

Ferrari won the last Formula 1 race at Imola in 2006 and, until 2020, had not failed to finish on the podium at the circuit since 1993. Charles Leclerc was Ferrari’s only points scorer at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. He finished in the top five in fifth place, as almost 40% of you predicted. 


2. HOW MANY SAFETY CAR PERIODS WILL THERE BE?

YOUR PREDICTION: 1

CORRECT ANSWER: 1

There was a single Safety Car period at the 2020 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix following Max Verstappen’s retirement from the race. Prior to this weekend, there had been only two previous Safety Car outings at the Imola circuit.


3. In total, how many Williams, Haas and Alfa Romeo cars will reach Q2?

YOUR PREDICTION: 1

CORRECT ANSWER: 1

The drivers out in Q1 were made up of only Williams, Haas and Alfa Romeo drivers. George Russell was the only driver from these three teams to reach Q2, qualifying his Williams car in thirteenth place. Thirteenth equalled his second-best ever starting position. 





4. Where will Alex Albon finish the race?

YOUR PREDICTION: 8th, 9th or 10th

CORRECT ANSWER: 11th or lower / DNF

Alex Albon failed to score for a third consecutive race. He finished the race last of the classified runners, in fifteenth place following a spin at the Safety Car restart.


5. HOW MANY TEAMS WILL QUALIFY IN THE TOP SIX?

YOUR PREDICTION: 4

CORRECT ANSWER: 4

Four different teams qualified in the top six at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. While Mercedes locked-out the front row for the tenth time in the last eleven races, Max Verstappen and Alex Albon qualified third and sixth for Red Bull. Also in the top six were two ex-Red Bull drivers. Pierre Gasly qualified fourth for AlphaTauri and Daniel Ricciardo was fifth for Renault. 


Let us know how you got on with this race’s predictions! There’ll be more at the next race, follow us on twitter to take part: @LightsOutF1Blog!

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