A massive sixty points clear at the top of the standings Sebastian Vettel is now just 1/8 at best with Blue Square to capture the Formula One Drivers Championship, following his second place in the rain-affected Canadian Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton, who crashed out early in proceedings, remains second favourite at 16/1 with Paddy Power and the victor in Montreal, Hamilton’s McLaren team mate Jenson Button is a 25/1 shot at bet365. Red Bull meanwhile, are 1/10 (Stan James) to capture the Constructors Championship ahead of Totesport’s 7/1 shots McLaren.
With bookies effectively assuming the title race is all but over, Ladbrokes have opened a championship market ‘without Vettel’. Hamilton is their 2/1 favourite ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso at 11/4, with Jenson Button and Mark Webber both locked on 3/1.