|Formula 1 Odds - 2012 Japanese Grand Prix – Lewis Hamilton Favored|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 03 October 2012 10:35|
Japanese Grand Prix Odds
SUZUKA CITY, Japan (TheSpread) – The 2012 Formula 1 season returns to action on Sunday with the running of the Japanese Grand Prix from the Suzuka Circuit.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Lewis Hamilton is favored to win, as he has 9/4 odds to win. Other short odds to win are Sebastian Vettel (7/2), Fernando Alonso (11/2) and Kimi Raikkonen (11/2).
Hamilton was the 2007 winner of this event. Hamilton is currently fourth in the point standings. He trails Alonso for first by 52 points. Hamilton has three wins and seven top 5’s on the year.
Vettel won this race in 2010 and 2009. Vettel is second in the point standings, 29 points out of first. Vettel has two wins and 10 top 5’s on the year.
Alonso won this race in 2008 and 2006. Alonso is leading the point standings thanks to three wins and 11 top 5’s this year.
Raikkonen won this event back in 2005. He is currently third in the point standings, 45 points out of first. He is winless this year but has nine top 5’s on the season.
The Japanese Grand Prix will take place Sunday, October 7 from Suzuka Circuit at 2AM ET. For complete odds and track information on this year’s event, see below.
Odds to win the Japanese Grand Prix – Suzuka Circuit – Suzuka City, Japan – October 7, 2012
Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) 9/4
Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) 7/2
Fernando Alonso (Ferrari) 11/2
Kimi Räikkönen (Lotus) 11/2
Jenson Button (McLaren) 8/1
Romain Grosjean (Lotus) 14/1
Mark Webber (Red Bull) 18/1
Pastor Maldonado (Williams) 33/1
Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) 40/1
Sergio Perez (Sauber) 40/1
Felipe Massa (Ferrari) 50/1
Kamui Kobayashi (Sauber) 80/1
Paul di Resta (Force India) 80/1
Bruno Senna (Williams) 250/1
Daniel Ricciardo (Toro Rosso) 750/1
Jean-Eric Vergne (Toro Rosso) 750/1
Heikki Kovalainen (Caterham) 2500/1
Vitaly Petrov (Caterham) 2500/1
Charles Pic (Marussia) 5000/1
Narain Karthikeyan (HRT) 5000/1
Pedro de la Rosa (HRT) 5000/1
Timo Glock (Marussia) 5000/1
2012 Japanese Grand Prix Information
Race Date: Sunday, October 7
Location: Suzuka Circuit, Suzuka City, Japan
Green Flag: 2AM ET
Track Type: Road (53 laps)