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27 August 2020
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With the 2020 Belgian Grand Prix incoming, here are some tips to maximise your score ahead of the seventh round of this season – including the two drivers on a streak going into the race at Spa-Francorchamps. Plus, there are new mini-leagues and new chances to win prizes…
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Charles Leclerc won the 2019 Belgian Grand Prix for Ferrari and he’s a driver on a streak this week. With four consecutive top-10 qualifications, Leclerc goes into Belgium with a chance of scoring five extra F1 Fantasy points if he gets through to Q3 again this weekend.
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The other driver on a streak is Racing Point’s Lance Stroll, who needs to net another top-10 qualifying performance at Spa for those five extra points.
Streaks were crucial in the Spanish GP as Max Verstappen scored 47 points – 10 of those thanks to a fifth top-10 finish – and made it into the Team of the Week.
With a price tag of $23m, Leclerc is far from a bargain and has scored fewer points than Stroll so far this season. So pick Stroll to benefit from the qualifying streak points and save that money. Even though Leclerc won in 2019 it doesn’t mean he will repeat that feat as Spa is a power-intensive circuit and Ferrari’s engines no longer appear to have the same might this season.
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Sergio Perez is a solid pick, costing less than Racing Point team mate Lance Stroll now – because he missed two races after that positive Covid-19 test – and he scores just as consistently. He is more popular than his team mate, with 56% of players choosing the Mexican, but Stroll scored higher in Spain as Perez had a late penalty for ignoring blue flags.
AlphaTauri’s pair of Pierre Gasly and Daniil Kvyat continue to score big relative to their prices, and are two to consider – as is Lando Norris, who is on a three-race streak of top-10 finishes. Two more, and he’ll bag 10 extra points.
There’s a chance to win a Mercedes cap – signed by both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas – in the ‘Road to the Finish’ mini-league, stretching from the Russian Grand Prix to Abu Dhabi. Join that league here or use league code 44e81e9550.
There’s also a mini-league for the two Italian races at Monza and Mugello, with a signed Antonio Giovinazzi cap as the prize. Click here to join that league or use league-code b4df6f92b2.
If you do forget to join either of those mini-leagues when they are created, you can always join late – your previous points will be incorporated and you’ll still stand a chance of winning the prizes.
Finally, stay tuned for exciting new mini-leagues and prizes for recently announced races in Turkey, Bahrain and Abu Dhabi…
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