Formula 1’s inaugural Sprint event means just a few adjustments for F1 Fantasy this weekend, so forward of the 2021 British Grand Prix let’s check out the points-scoring alternatives and potential adjustments you would make to your staff…
It’s necessary to notice that the deadline to lock in your F1 Fantasy staff is on Friday, not Saturday, forward of the British Grand Prix. That’s due to the brand new Dash format, which implies qualifying takes place on Friday night. The Dash can even see your drivers earn factors in your staff – even when most of them received’t earn World Championship factors within the 100km sprint on Saturday.
A driver will achieve Fantasy factors for ending the Dash, for putting from P1-P10, gaining positions, ending forward of their staff mate and scoring the Quickest Lap – with factors misplaced for dropping positions, DNFs or disqualifications.
Who ought to I choose for the F1 Dash at Silverstone?
There’s no priority to dictate whom you need to take into account for the first-ever Dash, however as a result of the standard qualifying (now on Friday) session units the F1 Dash grid, it will most likely make sense to stay to historically sturdy qualifiers equivalent to Max Verstappen ($25.7m), Lando Norris ($14.1m), Pierre Gasly ($11.9m), Charles Leclerc ($17.5m) and Sergio Perez ($18.8m).
Qualifying factors shall be handed out as regular to your F1 Fantasy drivers – however it’s the Dash ending order that dictates the place your driver will begin Sunday’s Grand Prix.
Together with the aforementioned drivers, it’s additionally value contemplating the drivers who routinely beat their staff mates in qualifying – George Russell ($6.2m), Mick Schumacher ($5.8m) and Antonio Giovinazzi ($8.0m) – for F1 Dash.
With out a likelihood to vary your staff from Saturday’s Dash to Sunday’s Grand Prix, you’ll be locked in – however the above drivers ought to serve you properly.
Streaks for Silverstone
Get your Turbo Driver powerup prepared: Norris’s credentials are bolstered this weekend as a result of the McLaren driver is on a double streak – on the verge of 5 consecutive top-10 qualifying and race finishes – which may web him 15 further factors. Nevertheless, Dash doesn’t have an effect on streaks, so if a driver finishes outdoors the highest 10 in Dash, they won’t lose their streak.
Different drivers on streaks are Verstappen, Valtteri Bottas ($23.0m), and Lewis Hamilton ($33.0m) – all on a qualifying streak and set for 5 further factors.
Crimson Bull ($26.7m)and AlphaTauri ($12.7m) may web a qualifying streak if their respective pairs of drivers qualify within the high 10 this weekend, and Ferrari are on the verge of a race streak if Leclerc and Carlos Sainz ($14.3m) make it a 3rd consecutive top-10 Grand Prix end on Sunday.
The common staff points-score sits at 1,441.5 for individuals who have performed their Mega Driver powerup; 1233.7 factors for individuals who haven’t. No matter what occurs this weekend, the 2021 season is a marathon, not a dash, so don’t surrender simply but in the event you’re sitting beneath that common…