Your 2022 Austrian GP Predictions: The Results

Did you predict a dry race weekend? Or that Haas would score more than 10 points? How many of your pre-race predictions for the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix were correct? Find out below!


1. WILL THE FASTEST DRIVER IN QUALIFYING WIN THE SPRINT?

YOUR PREDICTION: YES

CORRECT ANSWER: YES

52% of you predicted that the fastest driver in qualifying would go on to win the sprint race. You were correct, as Max Verstappen set the fastest time by 0.029 seconds on Friday and went on to win Saturday’s sprint by 1.675 seconds.


2. WHERE WILL NORRIS FINISH?

YOUR PREDICTION: 6th, 7th or 8th

CORRECT ANSWER: 6th, 7th or 8th

Lando Norris finished seventh in the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix. This was the first time he has crossed the finish line at Round 11 of the season!


3. WILL WET TYRES BE USED?

YOUR PREDICTION: YES

CORRECT ANSWER: NO

The weather stayed dry for all of Formula 1’s on track sessions this weekend. Rain on Sunday morning saw wet tyres used in both Formula 2 and Formula 3.


4. WHERE WILL WILLIAMS QUALIFY ON FRIDAY?

YOUR PREDICTION: 14th-16th

CORRECT ANSWER: 11th-13th

Alex Albon was the fastest of the two Williams drivers in qualifying on Friday at the Austrian Grand Prix. He qualified in 12th place, equalling his best qualifying result of the season to date. He moved up to 11th on the sprint grid following Sergio Perez’s demotion.


5. HOW MANY POINTS WILL HAAS, ALFA ROMEO AND WILLIAMS SCORE?

YOUR PREDICTION: 1-5 points

CORRECT ANSWER: More than 10 points

From these three teams, Haas were the only one to score. Both Haas drivers finished in the top eight. Mick Schumacher was a career-best sixth, while Kevin Magnussen came home in eighth place.


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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