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 Post subject: *New* F1 Team Pick game
PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:25 pm 
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F1 Team Pick game:

This game is about predicting the positions each team's cars will finish each race in, without specifying drivers. It would run for each GP, with pts added towards the final result at season's end.

You make two predictions per team. The possibilities are:

    1 - win
    p - podium (2nd or 3rd)
    6 - top 6 (4th - 6th)
    10 - top 10 (7th - 10th)
    f - classified finish outside top 10
    nf - non-finish, (eg. retirement, disqualification, non-starter or unclassified finish)

Each correct prediction scores 1pt. If both predictions for a team are correct, you get a bonus pt. The max score for a race is therefore 30pts.

Example prediction:

Australian GP:

Mercedes - 1 and p
Ferrari - p and 6
Red Bull - p and nf
Renault - 6 and 10
Haas - 6 and nf
Force India - 6 and 10
Sauber - 10 and nf
Torro Rosso - 10 and f
Mclaren - f and f
Williams - f and nf

Note: You can predict more than 1 team to win the race; or, as above, make 3 (or more) predictions for the 2 podium places. The same for all other prediction types.
In above example: if Mercedes finish 1-2 or 1-3 you get 3pts whichever driver wins. If they finish 2-3 or 1-4 you only get 1pt.

The cut-off time for entries for each GP would be after FP2 but before FP3. Say midnight Friday evening local time?

So what do people think? Let me know if you're interested. If we can get at least 6 players I'll run the competition for the 2019 season.

btw: if you see any obvious flaws in the game let me know that too!

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:21 pm 
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I am potentially interested, despite the huge load of F1 games I already play. :D

I'll look the rules over in more detail later and see if I have any input.

PICK 10 COMPETITION (4 wins, 14 podiums): 3rd in 2016
TOP THREE CHAMPIONSHIP (No Limit Excedrin Racing): Champions in 2015 & 2018 | 2nd in 2017
AUTOSPORT GP PREDICTOR: 2017 USA & P-F1 Champion | #2 in the world in 2017

PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:12 am 

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Interesting concept, I'll probably join in!

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:57 pm 
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Sounds interesting. I'd join in.

Pick 10: 1 win, 8 podiums | 2016: 22nd | 2017: 21st | 2018: 3rd |
[size=85]Top Three: 9 wins, 26 podiums | 2016: 9th [6th] | 2017: 16th [6th] | 2018: 4th [4th] |

PostPosted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 5:19 pm 
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Sounds interesting!

Just one thing though. I think there will be an issue with the deadline so i would suggest putting the start of FP3 as the deadline

Top 10 Competition
2016: 12th, Podiums: 2nd Great Britain

Top 3 Competition
2016: 5th, Wins in: Spain, 1st Great Britain

F1 Oracle 2016: 2nd, Wins in: Australia, Russia, Canada, Great Britain

Group Pick'em 6th, Podiums: 2nd Monaco

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