For the only time this season, there are three races scheduled on consecutive weekends.
Last weekend was at Spa. There was some excitement in the first 10 laps,
but Max Verstappen dominated the field in his second straight victory,
starting from 10th or worse on the grid, something that hasn’t been done in over 60 years.
This weekend the series visits Verstappen’s home race at Zandvoort in the Netherlands.
Verstappen is on pole and is looking for his fourth win in a row.
Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz Jr. are less than one-tenth of a second behind in second and third place, respectively.
Then, next weekend is one of the holy grails of the sport. Monza. The Tifosi will be clamoring for a Ferrari win on home soil.
Before we look ahead to Zandvoort, let’s look back at how Bryce’s Bets turned out at Spa. A X means the bet didn’t hit, a $ sign means it did:
his was the worst pick of the weekend. Sainz did start on pole,
but Verstappen’s pace and ability to get through the field were severely underestimated.
Sainz held on for as long as he could but the Ferrari didn’t have the pace to keep up with the Red Bull. He ended up third.
Fernando Alonso Top Six Finish $ Alonso had the good pace and fortune of starting from third on the grid due to other driver’s grid penalties
He had the straight-line speed with the Alpine and ended up fifth after a Leclerc speeding in the pit lane penalty.
He’s scored points in the last nine races.
Alex Albon Top 10 Finish $ The Williams car was a rocket ship down the straights in Spa. Albon made it into Q3 and started sixth.
He then kept numerous cars at bay to finish tenth and earn a much-needed point. A superb drive from Albon to cash a plus-money
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