Your 2022 Imola GP Predictions: The Results

Did you predict no Ferraris would finish on the podium? Or that Tsunoda would finish in the top seven? How many of your pre-race predictions for the 2022 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix were correct? Find out below!


1. WILL THE FASTEST QUALIFIER SIT ON POLE?

YOUR PREDICTION: YES

CORRECT ANSWER: YES

Max Verstappen set the fastest qualifying time in Friday’s traditional qualifying hour. Charles Leclerc took the lead at the start of Saturday’s Sprint, but tyre degradation for the Ferrari driver put Verstappen in a position to overtake and secure pole position for the Grand Prix.


2. HOW MANY POSITIONS WILL ALONSO GAIN IN THE SPRINT?

YOUR PREDICTION: 2

CORRECT ANSWER: 0

Fernando Alonso started fifth for the F1 Sprint on Saturday afternoon. He failed to gain any positions in the race, falling four places down the order to ninth. He was passed by Sergio Perez, Carlos Sainz, Daniel Ricciardo and Valtteri Bottas.


3. HOW MANY POINTS WILL ALPHATAURI SCORE?

YOUR PREDICTION: 1-5 POINTS

CORRECT ANSWER: 6-10 POINTS

Only 26% of you backed AlphaTauri to score more than five points at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. While neither driver picked up any points in the Sprint, Yuki Tsunoda finished the race in seventh place, picking up six points for Italian team at the first of their two home races this season.


4. WILL A TEAM OTHER THAN FERRARI OR RED BULL FINISH ON THE PODIUM?

YOUR PREDICTION: YES

CORRECT ANSWER: YES

While Red Bull recorded their first 1-2 result since the 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix, neither Ferrari driver appeared in the top three. Instead, Lando Norris recorded McLaren’s first podium of the 2022 season.


5. WHAT WILL LECLERC’S POINTS LEAD BE AFTER THE GRAND PRIX?

YOUR PREDICTION: 36-45 POINTS

CORRECT ANSWER: 25-35 POINTS

With Max Verstappen winning both the Sprint and the Grand Prix, Charles Leclerc’s lead was cut to 27 points after the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix weekend.


Let us know how you got on with this race’s predictions! There’ll be more predictions to be made ahead of the next Grand Prix. Follow Lights Out on twitter to take part: @LightsOutF1Blog!

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