RACE DEBRIEF

    The 2022 British Grand Prix is upon us, Red Bull on a run of six consecutive victories while Ferrari are the hunters this time around. What do the betting odds say about both teams' chances this weekend?

    188BET's odds are presented in decimal form: for every $1 wagered you would win the figure represented by the odds; so, if Verstappen is favourite at 1.50, you would win $1.50 for every dollar bet.

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    The odds for the win

    Red Bull have won the last six races and Max Verstappen enters this weekend as the favourite having won five of those. After winning the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix here in 2020, he's seeking a maiden British Grand Prix victory.

    He is followed by his title rivals Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez, both of whom are looking for a maiden British GP win – though Leclerc did finish runner-up in last year's race, having led after Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton collided.

    As for Hamilton, he's won the British Grand Prix a record eight times, though Mercedes are yet to win a race this saeson. They're looking to end their winless run with a host of upgrades for both drivers' home race – but what do the odds say about their chances?

    • Max Verstappen 1.90
    • Charles Leclerc 3.25
    • Sergio Perez 10.0
    • Carlos Sainz, George Russell, Lewis Hamilton 13.0
    • Fernando Alonso, Lando Norris, Valtteri Bottas 151
    • Daniel Ricciardo, Pierre Gasly 301
    • Esteban Ocon, Lance Stroll, Sebastian Vettel 601
    • Alex Albon, Kevin Magnussen, Mick Schumacher, Nicholas Latifi, Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu 901

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    Verstappen has taken two wins in a row ahead of Silverstone

    The odds for who will be fastest in qualifying

    Leclerc has been in supreme qualifying form this season, with the Ferrari driver having taken pole position for six out of the nine races so far, and the odds have him as the favourite to take top spot on the qualifying timesheets for the seventh time this weekend. He is closely followed by Verstappen – who did qualify on pole in Canada when Leclerc was hit by grid penalties – and Perez.

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    Leclerc’s team mate Carlos Sainz is still looking to take his maiden F1 pole position, but he has qualified in the top three in six races so far. Can he finally put it on P1 this weekend?

    The Mercedes duo of Hamilton and George Russell cannot be split by the bookies, and after showing signs of improved form in Montreal, and with the team expected to bring upgrades to Silverstone, could one of the British pair seal an unlikely pole position? Well, let us see what the odds say…

    • Charles Leclerc 1.80
    • Max Verstappen 2.60
    • Sergio Perez 8.00
    • Carlos Sainz 13.0
    • George Russell, Lewis Hamilton 34.0
    • Fernando Alonso 67.0
    • Lando Norris 151
    • Daniel Ricciardo, Esteban Ocon, Pierre Gasly, Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas 301
    • Kevin Magnussen, Lance Stroll 601
    • Alex Albon, Mick Schumacher, Nicholas Latifi, Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu 901
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    The odds for a podium finish

    Last year’s podium featured Hamilton, Leclerc and then-Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas. We might need a fair bit of chaos this year for that top three to repeat itself...

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    The odds understandably favour the Red Bull and the Ferrari drivers, as they have been the dominant teams so far this season. But with other teams, including Mercedes and Alpine, expected to bring big upgrade packages to Silverstone, could there be a change in the grid order?

    So far this season, McLaren's Lando Norris is the only non-Ferrari, Red Bull or Mercedes driver to make it onto the podium. Here are the favourites to make the podium at Silverstone this weekend.

    • Max Verstappen 1.25
    • Charles Leclerc 1.40
    • Sergio Perez 1.80
    • Carlos Sainz 2.00
    • Lewis Hamilton 3.00
    • George Russell 3.50
    • Lando Norris 13.0
    • Fernando Alonso 19.0
    • Daniel Ricciardo, Valtteri Bottas 26.0
    • Pierre Gasly 34.0
    • Esteban Ocon 41.0
    • Sebastian Vettel 67.0
    • Kevin Magnussen, Lance Stroll, Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu 151
    • Mick Schumacher 201
    • Alex Albon 601
    • Nicholas Latifi 901

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    Hamilton stood on the podium last time – and both he and Russell will be driving upgraded W13s

    The odds for fastest lap

    The last three races have seen three different drivers get the point for fastest lap, with Norris doing so at Monaco, Perez in Azerbaijan and Sainz in Canada. As for Leclerc, not only did his last win come in Round 3 at Melbourne, his last fastest lap came there too. And Verstappen's waited a fair bit for a fastest lap, his last one coming in Miami, Round 6. The Dutchman is favourite to do it this time around...

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    • Max Verstappen 2.10
    • Charles Leclerc 2.50
    • Sergio Perez 5.50
    • Carlos Sainz 9.00
    • George Russell, Lewis Hamilton 41.0
    • Fernando Alonso 67.0
    • Daniel Ricciardo, Esteban Ocon, Lando Norris, Pierre Gasly, Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas 151
    • Alex Albon, Kevin Magnussen, Lance Stroll, Mick Schumacher, Nicholas Latifi, Yuki Tsunoda, Zhou Guanyu 301
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    Retirement cost Perez in Canada and he'll be looking to fight back at Silverstone

    What are the odds for which team will take the most points?

    Red Bull lead both championships and they're favourites to consolidate their lead in the British Grand Prix, but they were actually outscored by Ferrari in Canada as Perez retired. The odds put Mercedes as third-favourites to take the most points this weekend.

    • Red Bull 1.65
    • Ferrari 2.80
    • Mercedes 6.50
    • Alpine, McLaren 151
    • Alfa Romeo, Alpha Tauri, Aston Martin 201
    • Haas 501
    • Williams 901

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    The odds for a Safety Car appearing during the race

    We've had nine Safety Cars in the last 10 British Grands Prix – and the odds firmly point to the possibility of there being another one this weekend.

    • Yes 1.25
    • No 3.60