Motor sport

Betfair trading – Formula 1 – Street traders

Formula one is back this weekend, so we will get to see how the new cars will shape the sport this season. I delved into the sport in depth a few years ago and have kept all the records up to date to look at key aspects of it from a trading perspective. While there…

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Testing times – Profit from them!

Trading on Formula One racing may seem unusual, starting to trade even before the season has even started even more unusual; but it can often present some really good opportunities. At the start of each year after a winter break, I watch preparations for the new Formula 1 season with interest. The various teams are testing new…

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The British Grand Prix

After a successful week, I’m ducking out of trading seriously today to watch some sport and do a few other things.

British Grand Prix stats

The British GP is curious in that, for a non-street circuit, the average outcome is quite variable from Grid to Finish. It’s the least certain race outside the street circuits. 71% of poles end up on the podium and it’s 50/50 whether second or third on the grid will end up on the there also.

Monaco Grand Prix

The Gym I belong to had a new joiner that I started speaking to last year, he is an ex-racing driver. He has given me some valuable insight into the racing world from behind the wheel!  He told me Hamilton would struggle this year and that Red Bull stood a good chance of pole position at Monaco. I’m all ears now when I chat to him now!!!

For a view of the race from behind a spreadsheet, read on…

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