V8 PREDICTOR: The battle rages for V8 Predictor supremacy

There are plenty of prizes to be won with the Castrol EDGE V8 Predictor

There are plenty of prizes to be won with the Castrol EDGE V8 Predictor

The first V8 Supercars Championship round on US soil has concluded and while Red Bull Racing’s Jamie Whincup leads the title, there’s another competitor who has taken an early lead.

For the second week running top honours in the Castrol EDGE V8 Predictor currently sit with with Dark Knight Racing who holds a 14 point advantage over  JBM_22 in the overall standings.

Round 5 of the V8 Supercars Championship saw a dead-heat for the top round score between Stilled Racing and team bodyshop with both predictors scoring 72 points with a prediction accuracy of 63%.

For that the prize for the round win is an awesome merchandise pack including Castrol Racing and Speedcafe t-shirts, hoodies, retro caps, bar runners, The Annual season review book and plenty more goodies.

Its never too late to sign-up for the V8 Predictor with great round-by-round prizes on offer as well as the major prize. CLICK HERE to see how you fared in rounds two and three, or register and play for awesome event prizes.

Castrol EDGE’s four experts for the inaugural Castrol EDGE V8 Predictor – Russell Ingall (V8 Supercars champion), Oliver Gavin (2012 American Le Mans Series GT Champion), James O’Connor (Wallabies rugby superstar) and the Speedcafe.com team – remained the same if their battle for Expert supremacy.

The Speedcafe.com Team remain on top of the Expert leaderboard but are trailed closely by Oliver Gavin who sits just six points behind after the strongest round by all four Experts in Texas.

James O’Connor sits in third on 132 points while Russell Ingall has some catching up to do as he trails the international rugby star, on just 89 points in fourth.

Using the same software as the popular ‘Grand Prix Predictor’ that international website Autosport.com uses for its Formula 1 tipping competition, V8 Supercars can now put their knowledge to the test with the Castrol EDGE V8 Predictor in 2013.

The major prize for the ultimate winner is a trip for two to the 2014 Clipsal 500 – including a hot lap of the track.

Global leaderboard

RANK TEAM NAME POINTS
1 Dark Knight Racing 225
2 JBM_22 211
3 Kiwichik racing 206
4 Rampage Motorsport 205
5 WFD Motorsport 203
6 The dazlers 203
7 Muppet Racing Team 201
8 TEAM RED BULL 200
9 Cropduster Racing 200
10 nickellen.24 197
11 Holden 1 2 3 195
12 purplesp8y 194
13 Full House Motorsport 194
14 BRIGHT sparks 193
15 Schultzys 500 192
16 BuzinR33 192
17 tony501 racing 192
18 Scuderia NWAB 192
19 Drive4SafetyDrive4Growth 191
20 Dazzatron 191
Expert leaderboard

RANK

TEAM NAME

POINTS

1

Speedcafe.com Team

150

2

Oliver Gavin

144

3

James O’Connor

132

4

Russell Ingall

89

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