Rosberg Slashed For Bahrain Victory
Nico Rosberg has been slashed from 33/1 to to 7/1 to win the Bahrain Grand Prix after his sensational pole position. Only 1.5% of all bets staked on qualification were for Lewis Hamilton's German teammate with the biggest being a £50 punt at 25/1.
"Rosberg performed fantastically in the best qualifying of this season so far and even a £1300 payout to one shrewd punter, we could not have hoped for a better (realistic) result," said WIlliam Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.
Fernando Alonso has cemented his place as firm favourite for for the race despite his third place on the grid, moving in from 15/8 to 13/8.
Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button have both drifted in the betting, Hamilton as a result of his five place grid penalty. The Mercedes driver is 25/1 from 12/1 while things get worse for Jenson Button 66/1 from 28/1.
Bahrain GP: 13/8 Fernando Alonso; 11/4 Sebastian Vettel; 7/1 Kimi Raikkonen; 7/1 Nico Rosberg; 10/1 Felipe Massa; 25/1 Lewis Hamilton; 25/1 Mark Webber; 50/1 Adrian Sutil; 50/1 Paul Di Resta; 50/1 Romain Grosjean; 66/1 Jenson Button; 250/1 BAR