Formula 1 GP Australia Prediction: Verstappen on Max level

 | March 18 24 | 

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Australia is the next destination on the formula one calendar. Max Verstappen is having a precedent start to 2024 with two wins under his belt already this season, it is becoming impossible to imagine him missing out on first place or the podium.

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Australian Grand Prix Betting Tips

  • Australian Grand Prix Race – Max Verstappen 19/100 (Winner)
  • Australian Grand Prix Race – Sergio Perez 55/7 (Winner)
  • Australian Grand Prix Race –  Charles LeClerc 61/100 (Top 3)

Australian Grand Prix Race – Max Verstappen 19/100

The 2024 Formula One season began the same way 2023 ended for Max Verstappen. If you consider the events of 2023, Max has won first place in his last 9 races in a row. The 26-year-old is not showing any signs of slowing down. If he wins the Australian GP, he will have 10 wins in a row. 

Australian Grand Prix Race – Sergio Perez 55/7

The other half of Red Bulls unstoppable machine, a driver that many consider to be underrated and living under Max’s massive shadow. Sergio Perez always finds himself seconds behind his phenomenal teammate Max. His season is also something to celebrate after finishing second in Bahrain and second in Saudi Arabia. The Mexican has 36 points on the board after two races and is last season’s silver medalist. The last time he raced on this track, he registered the fast lap 1:30:235 despite finishing in 5th position. He is a driver well equipped to win the race if Max were to have an off day. As the horse racing punters would say, he is the best outsider.  

Australian Grand Prix Race – Top 3 

Lewis Hamilton has over 190 podiums in his career, that is more than anyone on this season grid and ahead of legends like Michael Schumacher, Kimi Raikkonen and Ayrton Senna. The odds on him being on the podium in Australia are 9/4. This would be the first time he managed to get on the podium with the silver arrow this season. The last two races were very disappointing for the Ferrari bound driver. finishing in 7th and 9th respectively. He is last podium finish came in Mexico last season on the 29th of October 2023

The driver who came back to life last season is Fernando Alonso. By this point of the season last year, he had back-to-back podium finishes to his name. an impressive run that he extended when he finished third in Australia. However, he unfortunately could not carry this impressive form into the 2024 season, finishing his first two races outside of the podium spots. Can Aston Martin and Alonso come back to take a podium spot from Ferrari?

Speaking about Ferrari, Charles Leclerc had an impressive run last time out to finish ahead of McLaren and Fernando Alonso in the Aston Martin. He clinched third place after a fourth-place finish in Bahrain behind teammate Carlos Sainz. Charles finished the 2023 season in superb form, finishing second in Las Vegas and Abu Dhabi to wrap up a season that produced 6 podiums for the driver. A drop from the 11 podiums and 3 wins he managed to get in the 2022 season where he walked away with the season’s silver medal. With 1 podium already secured this season. He will feel the need for speed when he gets behind the wheel on race day.

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