There are a fantastic range of markets to bet on in Formula 1 racing, the highest class in single-seat auto racing, as sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Autombile, or the FIA. Every second watching the Formula One cars, the fastest road course racing cars worldwide, is a thrill. Reaching speeds up to 380 km/h or 240mph, they have engines which are currently limited when performing to 15000 RPM. The betting options are thrilling, and some of the markets offered are: To Win Outright, Podium Finish, Fastest Qualifier, Top 6 Finish, Fastest in Practice 1, Winning Margin, Grid Position of Winner, Drivers Specials and First Constructor to Retire.

About the F1 Race

Some important facts to know when wagering on F1 is that races run for a maximum of two hours (not including any ‘red flag’ race suspensions) and are a minimum distance of 305 kilometres. For your live betting options, it really is possible to tell the winner in that F1 race at the end of the first lap. Whoever got away quickest and is positioned in the lead has a big advantage over the other competitors. This is because the leader has the clearest air, which is what the aerodynamic wings need most to generate the downforce and grip for peak performance. So stay near to the action and bet once that first lap is over.

F1 Season Review

The F1 season usually starts around the end of March each year, and usually comes to a thrilling close in late November of the same year, races being held on all of the big tracks worldwide and the drivers and their cars following this circuit for the year. The entire season offers approximately 20 races to bet on, and the clever betting punters at will be examining previous F1 seasons for tips on where to put their money on.

Well-Known F1 Racing Circuits

The exciting year of F1 racing is held on some super circuits, with fans from all over the world travelling as much as they can to watch as many of the races as they can. Some of the favourite circuits are:

Catalunya Circuit – Spanish Grand Prix, Spain

Bahrain International Circuit – Bahrain Grand Prix, Bahrain

Monaco Circuit – Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo

Red Bull Ring – Austrian Grand Prix, Austria

Silverstone Circuit – British Grand Prix, England

Autodromo Nazionale Monza – Italian Grand Prix, Italy

Best Constructors for Betting on

Mercedes, Renault (Team Red Bull) and Ferrari have utterly dominated F1 since 1995, with Mercedes having taken the title in 2004, 2005 and 2006, prior to that Renault machines won four years outright from 2010 – 2013.

There are some really interesting statistics out there that look at previous winners based on all kinds of factors, from tyre manufacturers, by engine manufacturers origin country, by constructor, by drivers home car, to nationality and more, which might help you decide where to put your money on in F1.