Jenson Button is 9/2 with bookmaker Coral to win the Spanish Grand Prix after setting the pace in the second practice session at Barcelona.
Double world champion Sebastian Vettel is 5/2 favourite to win, with Lewis Hamilton next at 7/2. Vettel was second fastest in both practice runs, while Hamilton improved from eighth to fourth.
Hamilton, along with Vettel, heads the betting to start from pole position at 5/2.
“Despite some steering troubles, Button outpaced the rest and will be hoping for a bit more of the same in qualifying on Saturday,” said Coral
spokesman Gary Burton.
Vettel is the 15/8 favourite with Coral to retain the World Championship.
Coral Formula 1 odds
SPANISH GRAND PRIX: 5/2 Sebastian Vettel, 7/2 Lewis Hamilton, 9/2 Jenson Button, 5/1 Kimi Raikkonen, 10/1 Mark Webber, 12/1 Fernando Alonso, Romain Grosjean, 20/1 Nico Rosberg, 25/1 Michael Schumacher, 100/1 Felipe Massa, 150/1 Kamui Kobayashi, Sergio Perez, 300/1 bar.
POLE POSITION: 5/2 Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, 8/1 Jenson Button, Kimi Raikkonen, Nico Rosberg, 9/1 Mark Webber, 12/1 Michael Schumacher, 14/1 Romain Grosjean, 16/1 Fernando Alonso, 100/1 Felipe Massa, 125/1 Kamui Kobayashi, Sergio Perez.
WINNING TEAM: 6/4 McLaren, 7/4 Red Bull, 4/1 Lotus, 10/1 Ferrari, 12/1 Mercedes, 80/1 Sauber.
Drivers’ Championship: 15/8 Sebastian Vettel, 12/5 Lewis Hamilton, 10/3 Jenson Button, 12/1 Fernando Alonso, 14/1 Mark Webber, 16/1 Kimi Raikkonen, Nico Rosberg, 40/1 Michael Schumacher, 50/1 Romain Grosjean.
Constructors’ Championship: 8/11 McLaren, 6/5 Red Bull, 16/1 Mercedes, 25/1 Lotus, 80/1 Ferrari.