F1 US Grand Prix Betting Offer, Tips & Predictions: Champion Verstappen To Win Again

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US Grand Prix

The United States Grand Prix returns after missing out in 2020. Lewis Hamilton will be looking to add to his five wins at the Circuit of the Americas. Can anyone stop him?

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US Grand Prix Betting Tips & Predictions

Recently crowned back-to-back Formula One World Champion Max Verstappen will be looking to record his second successive United States Grand Prix victory this weekend.

The Red Bull driver, who was crowned champion for the second year running after winning the Japanese Grand Prix on October 9, won the US race last year as he finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton and Sergio Perez.

Verstappen clearly has the best car on the circuit, and as long as he finishes the race he is going to be very difficult to beat.

It seems a no-brainer backing Verstappen to win the race, as I cannot see him easing up now despite already winning the title.

It is a regular occurrence to now bet on who will join the Dutchman on the podium. British driver George Russell is having a great first year at Mercedes. He is currently fourth overall with 207 and despite not winning a race, he has been very impressive.

Back Russell to finish on the podium alongside Verstappen and Perez. The battle for second and third place between Russell, Perez and Charles Leclerc is hotting up. If Russell finishes on the podium and Leclerc fails to score big points, he could be in with a shot of finishing third overall.

Circuit Guide

The Circuit of the Americas is one of the newest circuits on the Formula 1 calendar, having opened in October 2012 when it hosted the United States Grand Prix, which was won by Lewis Hamilton.

The 3.427-mile circuit takes inspiration from other tracks on the F1 schedule and it is a popular venue for drivers, who have welcomed its challenging nature. A couple of long straights allow drivers to put their foot down, but a series of twists and turns between corners 2 and 20 and corners 12 and 18 mean drivers are tested.

Lewis Hamilton has been the most successful driver since the Circuit of the Americas was added to the F1 calendar, winning the race in five of the last eight seasons, but he has not won the United States Grand Prix since 2017 and in 2019 his fastest lap record was eclipsed by rising Ferrari star Charles Leclerc.

Location: Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, United States.
Number Of Laps: 56
Lap Length: 3.427 miles
Lap Record: Charles Leclerc, 1 minute 36.189 seconds (2019)

United States Grand Prix Winners

YEAR DRIVER TEAM CIRCUIT
1908 Louis Wagner Fiat Savannah
1910 David Bruce-Brown Benz Savannah
1911 David Bruce-Brown Fiat Savannah
1912 Caleb Bragg Fiat Milwaukee
1914 Eddie Pullen Mercer Santa Monica
1915 Dario Resta Peugeot San Francisco
1916 Howdy Wilcox
Johnny Aitken
Peugeot Santa Monica
1958 Chuck Daigh Scarab-Chevrolet Riverside
1959 Bruce McLaren Cooper-Climax Sebring
1960 Stirling Moss Lotus-Climax Riverside
1961 Innes Ireland Lotus-Climax Watkins Glen
1962 Jim Clark Lotus-Climax Watkins Glen
1963 Graham Hill BRM Watkins Glen
1964 Graham Hill BRM Watkins Glen
1965 Graham Hill BRM Watkins Glen
1966 Jim Clark Lotus-BRM Watkins Glen
1967 Jim Clark Lotus-Ford Watkins Glen
1968 Jackie Stewart Matra-Ford Watkins Glen
1969 Jochen Rindt Lotus-Ford Watkins Glen
1970 Emerson Fittipaldi Lotus-Ford Watkins Glen
1971 Francois Cevert Tyrrell-Ford Watkins Glen
1972 Jackie Stewart Tyrrell Ford Watkins Glen
1973 Ronnie Peterson Lotus-Ford Watkins Glen
1974 Carlos Reutemann Brabham-Ford Watkins Glen
1975 Niki Lauda Ferrari Watkins Glen
1976 James Hunt McLaren-Ford Watkins Glen
1977 James Hunt McLaren-Ford Watkins Glen
1978 Carlos Reutemann Ferrari Watkins Glen
1979 Gilles Villeneuve Ferrari Watkins Glen
1980 Alan Jones Williams-Ford Watkins Glen
1989 Alain Prost McLaren-Honda Phoenix
1990 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Phoenix
1991 Ayrton Senna McLaren-Honda Phoenix
2000 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Indianapolis
2001 Mika Hakkinen McLaren-Mercedes Indianapolis
2002 Rubens Barrichello Ferrari Indianapolis
2003 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Indianapolis
2004 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Indianapolis
2005 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Indianapolis
2006 Michael Schumacher Ferrari Indianapolis
2007 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes Indianapolis
2012 Lewis Hamilton McLaren-Mercedes Austin
2013 Sebastian Vettel Red Bull-Renault Austin
2014 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Austin
2015 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Austin
2016 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Austin
2017 Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Austin
2018 Kimi Raikkonen Ferrari Austin
2019 Valtteri Bottas Mercedes Austin
2021 Max Verstappen Red Bull Austin

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