Formula 1 will return this weekend, with the Portuguese GP, the third round of 2021 season. The championship has a close battle between the seven times world champion Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen. Both have already won once, but the Englishman has an advantage in the table for having made the fastest lap in the Emilia Romagna GP in Ímola, guaranteeing the extra point that differentiates him in the championship. Portugal is back after its return in 2020, when it was included to compose the calendar that was highly damaged by the pandemic.
The Brazilian Motorsport.com team has selected tips for those who want to place bets for the weekend, check out:
In addition to the fight for first places in the races and in the points table, the other big news this year is the strength of McLaren so far. Lando Norris was third in Imola and had also finished fourth in Bahrain. The British team currently occupies the third place in the Constructors' World Championship. With this good time, the trend is for the pair to achieve good results. Both cars in the top-10: McLaren
Another team that deserves respect in 2020 is Ferrari. Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz are trying to turn the page on last season, which was really bad compared to the tradition and importance that the team has historically had. Both drivers have managed to score in both races so far and must maintain the same performance. Both cars in the top-10: Ferrari
The safety car has already become routine in Formula 1. In both races so far it has been activated, in addition to what was seen in 2020, with 11 appearances in 17 races. Due to the characteristics of the Portimão track and this new ‘tradition’, a bet on your participation is mandatory. Safety car: Yes