Red Bull return to front and Vettel backed for victory
Sebastian Vettel pipped Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix and William Hill make him the 13/8 favourite(having been as long as 8/1) to win the race ahead of the Brit at 2/1 and Jenson Button at 5/1. For either Button or Hamilton to win the race is 11/8 (8/15 for neither of them to win it).
"The Red Bull has returned to the front of the grid after a number of weeks' absence and once in leading positions, it is very rare that Vettel gives them up," said Hill's spokesman Joe Crilly.
Vettel is in to 7/2 to win the Drivers Championship from 5/1, with Lewis Hamilton the 7/4 favourite and Jenson Button 5/2.
Bahrain Grand Prix:
Winner: 13/8 Sebastian Vettel; 2/1 Lewis Hamilton; 5/1 Jenson Button; 15/2 Mark Webber; 12/1 Nico Rosberg; 40/1 Fernando Alonso; 50/1 Kimi Raikkonen; 50/1 Romain Grosjean; 66/1 BAR
Drivers Championship: 7/4 Lewis Hamilton; 5/2 Jenson Button; 7/2 Sebastian Vettel; 8/1 Nico Rosberg; 16/1 Fernando Alonso; 16/1 Mark Webber; 28/1 BAR
Race match bets:
11/8 Jenson Button; 8/15 Lewis Hamilton
7/4 Mark Webber; 2/5 Sebastian Vettel
10/3 Michael Schumacher; 1/5 Nico Rosberg
7/2 Felipe Massa; 1/6 Fernando Alonso
11/8 Either Hamilton or Button to win the race
8/15 Neither Hamilton nor Button to win the race