By Richard Smith:The eagerly anticipated 2013 Formula One season is rapidly approaching, with 22 drivers and 11 teams set to race at full throttle for the chance to be crowned the World Drivers’ Champion and Champion Constructors, F1 has even made a video to try and capture the excitement. The phenomenal Sebastian Vettel heads into the campaign as the man to beat following a hat-trick of drivers championships over the last three years.
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The German is rightly installed as the 6/4 favourite to take his tally to four in a row and his Red Bull team mate Mark Webber is likely to once again be in the ubiquitous shadow of Vettel but is an outside bet at 14/1. The dynamic duo will also be looking for make it four consecutive World Constructors Championships, with Red Bull the evens favourites to do just that.
The 2013 season is guaranteed to be another thrilling season packed full of gripping drama and a splattering controversy. But that’s just how we like it. A multitude of changes have occurred in the off-season, with none bigger than Lewis Hamilton’s titanic switch from McLaren to Mercedes.