F1 Fantasy picks this week for the Mexican GP

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F1 action moves to Mexico this weekend, and it’s time once again to inspect the potential fantasy game changers at the Mexican Grand Prix

We are in the business end of the season and with three races remaining, our picks and punts during this phase will go a long way in deciding our fate this season. Max Verstappen, Charles Leclerc and Sergio Perez have been the core players in most of our teams. Carlos Sainz and George Russell have emerged as popular picks over the last few weeks thanks to their consistent performances.

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Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez, Charles Leclerc- which two drivers appear to be the best bet for the remaining races? Who can we punt on, in the last few races? Which constructor seems to be the safest choice – Ferrari or Mercedes or Red Bull? We have got all the answers you’re looking for and we’re back after a break with your weekly dose of F1 Fantasy!

Two of Verstappen, Perez and Leclerc are a must in your team. If you are trailing by quite a big margin, you might be tempted to punt on Lewis Hamilton but that could eventually turn out to be a suicidal move for your overall rank. As of now, we can stick to our original core.

The likes of Esteban Ocon and George Russell have been very consistent and are great budget picks. At least one of them is a must buy, if you still don’t have him. Red Bull have emerged as the safest bet for the single constructor slot and seem to be the go-to option ahead of both Ferrari and Mercedes.

What should be the strategy for the final phase of the season?

You will get three free substitutions ahead of the Mexican Grand Prix. Use them to bring in drivers you feel will do well in Mexico.

A settled core combination including two of Verstappen, Leclerc and Perez is a must and you can build your team around them. Carlos Sainz and George Russell are potentially good picks as a cover for your marquee driver. Esteban Ocon is one more option if you are looking for a budget-friendly, effective pick.

Verstappen is once again a pre-race favourite. Sergio Perez will be racing on home turf and also looks a good option, if you want to take a punt using a chip. When it comes to chips, you can use the ‘streak’ on Max Verstappen who could very well win his third consecutive race.

The most important part – Remember to save and submit your teams before deadline which is the qualifying on Saturday night.

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