20 questions for the 2021 Method 1 season · RaceFans


The primary race weekend of the 2021 F1 season is lower than every week away. What lies in retailer for the 72nd operating of the world championship, with its longest schedule ever?

Mercedes dominated final season in a trend not seen for the reason that first years of the V6 hybrid turbo period. With the brand new automobiles for the upcoming season little-changed from final yr for cost-saving causes, it might be an excessive amount of to hope we’re going to see multiple group in competition for honours. But Mercedes didn’t have their regular clean pre-season testing, whereas Crimson Bull hit the bottom operating.

In the meantime with each passing yr the midfield cohort grows stronger. McLaren’s acquisition of Mercedes energy models, Sebastian Vettel’s transfer to the rebranded Aston Martin group, Fernando Alonso’s return with former Renault squad Alpine and Ferrari’s starvation to rebound from their dire 2020 are all compelling storylines right here.

How will they be resolved over the approaching 10 months? We’ll have our first solutions quickly, however within the meantime we will bask in somewhat hypothesis.

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20 questions on the 2021 F1 season

1. A document 23 races have been scheduled on the 2021 F1 calendar. What number of rounds will likely be held this yr?

2. Following the newest aerodynamic guidelines adjustments, will this yr’s automobiles be slower than final yr’s?

Alonso’s again on the group he gained two titles with, as Renault

3. What is going to Fernando Alonso’s finest consequence be throughout his first yr again in Method 1?

4. Will F1 trial its Dash Qualifying races in 2021 – and schedule extra for 2022?

5. What would be the greatest political story throughout 2021?

6. What number of completely different groups will win races over the course of the upcoming championship?

7. Will Crimson Bull retain Sergio Perez for the 2022 F1 season?

8. Who would be the first driver to get replaced or substituted for a race – and who will take their place?

9. Which of Mercedes’ three buyer groups – Aston Martin, McLaren and Williams – will rating probably the most factors?

Charles Leclerc, Ferrari, Bahrain International Circuit, 2021
Leclerc peaked with second place in Austria final yr

10. What will likely be Ferrari’s highest ending place throughout 2021?

11. Who will win the Monaco Grand Prix?

12. Which drivers will go away F1 on the finish of the yr?

13. Which driver will endure probably the most retirements throughout 2021?

14. Who will rating extra factors: Daniel Ricciardo following his transfer to McLaren, or Fernando Alonso after taking on his vacant seat at Alpine?

15. Will Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas proceed as Mercedes drivers for one more season after this yr?

16. Which driver will gather probably the most penalty factors?

17. Which drivers, if any, will fail to attain any championship factors?

18. At which race will the drivers’ championship be determined?

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19. Who will win the constructors championship?

Who will win the 2021 F1 constructors championship?

  • Mercedes (72%)
  • Crimson Bull (26%)
  • McLaren (0%)
  • Aston Martin (0%)
  • Alpine (0%)
  • Ferrari (0%)
  • AlphaTauri (0%)
  • Alfa Romeo (1%)
  • Haas (0%)
  • Williams (1%)
  • No opinion (0%)

Complete Voters: 144

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20. Who will win the drivers championship?

Who will win the 2021 F1 drivers’ championship?

  • Lewis Hamilton (67%)
  • Valtteri Bottas (1%)
  • Max Verstappen (28%)
  • Sergio Perez (1%)
  • Lando Norris (0%)
  • Daniel Ricciardo (0%)
  • Lance Stroll (0%)
  • Sebastian Vettel (1%)
  • Esteban Ocon (0%)
  • Fernando Alonso (0%)
  • Charles Leclerc (1%)
  • Carlos Sainz Jnr (0%)
  • Pierre Gasly (0%)
  • Yuki Tsunoda (0%)
  • Kimi Raikkonen (1%)
  • Antonio Giovinazzi (0%)
  • Mick Schumacher (0%)
  • Nikita Mazepin (0%)
  • George Russell (0%)
  • Nicholas Latifi (0%)
  • No opinion (0%)

Complete Voters: 146

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