Mexican Grand Prix tips as Formula 1 season reaches decisive stage for Rosberg
Lee Gormley | 30 October 2016
Mexican Grand Prix
- Sunday, October 30th
- Race starts: 19:00 BST
- Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez, Mexico City
- Live on Channel 4 and Sky Sports F1
Mexican Grand Prix tips for latest circuit
Last season’s Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship had already been decided before arriving at the Mexico Grand Prix, but this campaign could be decided at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez circuit as Nico Rosberg looks to wrap up his maiden world title.
The German can dethrone Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton as world champion if he wins in Mexico City and the Briton fails to finish in the top 10.
So, with high stakes on the line in the latest F1 circuit, Coral outline five Mexican Grand Prix tips for punters to enjoy during Sunday’s exciting race day…
Rosberg to win in Mexico
With a win potentially set to see Rosberg claim his first ever World Championship crown, the current leader will be aiming to put on a strong showing in Mexico City at a track he was successful on last season.
The German stormed to glory last term ahead of Hamilton in second and is 11/8 to secure a second successive triumph, which may see him reign supreme this term.
Rosberg to storm to fastest lap
In last season’s successful circuit in Mexico City Rosberg also rallied to pole position in qualifying beforehand and ended the race with an impressive fastest lap time.
For the German steerer to record the quickest time around the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez once again, he can be backed at a promising 7/4.
Ricciardo to land podium place again
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has been in flying form of late in the latter stages of this season, having finished on the podium last time out in America and earlier secured victory at the Malaysian GP.
With the Australian enjoying such promising pace in recent performances, Ricciardo can be backed at a tasty evens to land himself another podium position in Mexico.
Perez to finish top six on home soil
With the F1 season reaching Mexico, home driver Sergio Perez will be hoping to impress in front of his passionate fans and he is evens to record a top six finish.
The Force India are on course to record their best ever finishing position in the Championship this year and Perez has been the star, after achieving podium places in both Monaco and Baku.
Bottas to earn top six place
Valtteri Bottas managed to finish fifth in Malaysia as well as ending inside the top 10 in many of his previous outings and he could be another to watch out for in Mexico.
The Williams steerer impressively rallied to third position in last season’s Mexican Grand Prix and he is available at 9/4 to finish inside the top six positions in Sunday’s third-last circuit of the campaign.
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