Motorsports – including Formula 1, Nascar/Indy/Cart racing, and motorbike racing
All race bets are settled on the official classification from the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the sport’s governing body, at the time of the podium presentation.
Drivers who complete 90% of the race laps are deemed as classified finishers, in-line with official FIA classification. However, all drivers are given a ranking, and for the purpose of match and positional betting this ranking will always apply.
Any driver who attempts to qualify for the race proper and fails to do so shall be deemed to have taken part, and finished last of the drivers taking part. If two or more drivers fail to qualify, their qualifying lap times will determine their final placing in the race.
The start of the race is deemed to be the signal to start the warm-up lap. All drivers are in-play from here on in.
For race match/group betting, the driver who finishes in the highest position will be deemed winner. Subsequent disqualifications/penalties given after the podium presentation will be disregarded. In the event of both/all drivers failing to complete a race, match/group bets will be settled on the official Formula 1 result at the time of the podium presentation. Once drivers partake in qualifying all bets stand. Non-runner, no-bet deductions in-line with Tattersalls Rule 4 (c) may apply.
Bets on the Formula One Championship and Constructors’ Championship will be settled in-line with the official FIA results immediately following the podium presentation of the final race of the season. Subsequent disqualifications/penalties will be disregarded. The drivers’ and Constructors’ Championship titles are awarded to the driver and constructor who score the most points over the course of the season. In the case of a dead heat for a championship place, the driver or constructor with the higher number of superior race results will be awarded the place.
Overall Qualification Winner
Qualifying consists of three sessions, whereby the six slowest drivers from each of the first two sessions will drop out, leaving the remaining drivers to compete in the third session for the top places on the grid. Qualifying betting will be settled as the fastest lap posted during this third qualifying session. The official times as recorded by the FIA will apply for the settlement of bets with respect to all bets on qualifying, either outright or match betting. Subsequent penalties or demotions imposed will be disregarded.
First driver to retire
This is a bet on which driver will be the first to retire from the race. The bet begins with the signal to start the warm-up lap. If a driver doesn’t make it out on track for any part of the race the selection will be deemed void for this market. Bet settlement will be determined by which lap number a car retires on. Should more than one car retire on the same lap dead heat rules apply.
First Car to retire
Bets are in play once the formation lap starts. Bet settlement will be determined by which lap number a car retires on. Should more than one car retire on the same lap then dead heat rules apply. Any driver that doesn’t make it out on track for any part of the race will not count towards bet settlements.
Not to be Classified
The bet begins with the signal to start the warm-up lap. Drivers who complete 90% of the race laps will be deemed as classified finishers, in-line with the official FIA classification. Any Driver who doesn’t make it out onto the track for any part of the race will be deemed void.
For all A1 Grand Prix markets, both for the feature race and the sprint race, all bets are settled on the official A1 Grand Prix classification at the time of the podium presentation for the respective race, with subsequent disqualifications disregarded.
Leader after 1 Lap
The winner will be deemed to be the driver leading the race as they cross the start/finish line after one classified race lap (formation lap not included). In the event of one lap not being fully completed bets will be void. In addition, if the race starts under the safety car bets will be void.
Will there be a safety car period during the race?
A safety car period is defined as the need for the safety car to run in front of the leading car during a specified race. Should the race start under the safety car, all bets concerning the safety car market will be settled as Yes. If the race finishes under safety car conditions, but the safety car has not had time to get to the front of the leading car, this market will be settled as Yes. For the avoidance of doubt, virtual safety cars do not count towards settlement of this market.
Fastest in Practice Session One/Two/Three
Official lap times recorded by the FIA will be used for settlement. At least one driver must record a lap time in the specified phase of practice for bets to stand. If no lap time is recorded by any driver all bets will be voided.
Each driver’s handicap is applied to their race time. The driver with the best race time after applying the handicap will be deemed the winner. The race leader must complete 40 laps for bets to stand, and bets stand irrespective of individual withdrawals. Any driver who does not finish the race, or whose official classification is one lap or greater behind the winner, will be deemed a loser. Dead heat rules apply.
Race Best of Rest
Bets will be settled on the official FIA result at the time of the podium presentation. Bets stand irrespective of individual withdrawals.
To Retire on the 1st Lap
Any driver who is deemed to have completed no laps on the official FIA Race Classification will be regarded as the winner. If a driver is not in position to start the formation lap then bets involving that driver will be classed void.
Leader After Specified Laps
The winner is deemed to be the driver leading the race as they cross the start/finish line after the specified race lap, in accordance with the FIA’s official Race Lap Chart. In the event of the specified number of laps not being fully completed bets will be void.
Driver Position at End of 1st Lap
Select a driver’s position at the end of the first fully completed lap of a named Grand Prix, and settlement will be based on the position recorded by the official FIA result. The named driver must start the race for bets to stand.
To Finish the Race in a Better/Same/Worse Position than Grid Position
Settlement will be based on the driver’s final position, based on the FIA’s official classification at the time of the podium presentation, and the driver’s grid position at the start of the race. To receive a finishing position the driver must be a classified finisher in accordance with the FIA’s rules. Any bets on a driver who is classed as retired on the official FIA classification, and not subsequently given a finishing position, is deemed a loser. Likewise, drivers not starting the race from their designated grid position, including from the pit lane, will be declared void.
Settlement will be based on the team accumulating the most points at the end of a specified race.
Driver Handicap Matches
After the handicap has been applied, the result will be determined by the number of points accumulated for a specified race by the two named drivers.
In the event of a driver switching race teams during race week, or a driver not originally listed entering the field, all bets taken prior to these changes being factored into the betting will be re-settled at the correct price taking into account the team/car change. This is inclusive of all markets offered for F1. Our decision on this matter is final.
From the formation of any race market, bets are considered to be non-driver no bet. Any bets on drivers who fail to take part in the race for any reason other than non-qualification shall be deemed void. We reserve the right to apply the equivalent of Tattersalls Rule 4 (c) to reflect returning stakes on non-drivers.
Nascar/Indy Car/Cart Racing
In Outright Race betting ‘the field’ includes any driver who is not listed in the outright prices. Any drivers who fail to qualify for the race will be deemed as non-runners. The race must be held within one week of the schedule race time for there to be action. The official NASCAR / INDY winner of the race will be settled as the winner for betting purposes, this includes all races which are halted prematurely.
Driver Match Ups
All match ups will be settled as per the official result. If one driver fails to complete the race, the other driver will be deemed the winner. Where both drivers fail to complete the race, the number of laps completed will determine the winner. If both drivers fail to complete on the same lap, official placings as assigned by the controlling authority will determine the settlement. Both drivers must start the race for bets to stand. In the event of a replacement driver all bets are void.
World Rally Championship (WRC)
All race bets are settled on the official WRC classification at the time of the podium presentation, with subsequent disqualifications disregarded.
Outright markets will be settled on an ‘all-in run or not’ basis.
Moto GP/World Superbikes/British Superbikes/AMA Supercross
Outright markets will be settled on an ‘all in run or not’ basis (non-starters will be deemed to be losing bets).
All race bets are settled on the official classification as defined by the official race organisers and will not be affected by any subsequent demotions or enquiries.
Main Heat Winners (Supercross)
Any starters of a heat race will be deemed as runners for the main heat race, regardless of their progression to the main heat or not.
The winner will be the rider who will officially start the race from the pole position. Any subsequent changes to grid positions will not count.
Qualifying Match Ups
Both riders must take part in qualifying, and at least one of them must complete a qualifying lap for bets to stand.
Race Match Ups
Both riders must start for bets to stand. In the event of both riders failing to complete the race, the rider completing more laps will be deemed the winner. Wagers will be graded as no action if both riders have completed the same number of laps. Subsequent penalties or demotions will not affect the grading of wagers.
The winner is the rider achieving the highest placing at the time of the podium presentation. If all riders in the group fail to be classified then the rider completing the most laps will be deemed the winner. If two or more riders retired on the same lap, all riders in the group fail to be classified, then dead heat rules apply. Riders are grouped together for betting purposes only. Non-runner no-bet deductions in line with Tattersalls Rule 4 (c) may apply. Bets will be settled as based on the official race organiser’s results at the time of the podium presentation.
Isle of Man TT
All Isle of Man TT bets will be settled on the official Isle of Man TT classification at the time of the podium presentation for the respective race, with subsequent disqualifications disregarded.
Individual Meeting Betting
In the event of an abandoned match all bets will be void, unless the running of the remainder of the match would not have affected the result.
Individual Heat Winner
All four quoted riders must start the specified heat otherwise bets are void.
General Motor Sport Rule
If a driver/rider takes part in qualifying, then they are deemed to have taken part in the race regardless of whether they start the race itself or not.
If there is a presentation ceremony, bets will be settled in accordance with the official result of the relevant governing body at the time of the ceremony.
If there is no presentation ceremony, bets will be settled in accordance with the official result of the relevant governing body immediately after the event.
The above applies regardless of any subsequent disqualification or amendment to the result (except if an amendment is announced within 24 hours of the initial settlement of the relevant market in order to correct an error in reporting the result).
If the scheduled venue is changed after the market has been loaded, all bets will be void.
Abandonments, Cancellations and Postponements
If a race is abandoned and no official result is declared, all bets on that race will be void except for markets that have been unconditionally determined.
In speedway, bets will be void if all scheduled heats or races of a meeting or match are not completed, except for markets that have been unconditionally determined.
The driver/rider who finishes ahead or completes the most number of laps will be deemed to be the winner.
The Exchange General Rules and Market Information will apply in respect of any category of bets or markets not referred to in the Specific Sports Rules. If there is any inconsistency between the Specific Sports Rules and the Exchange General Rules, the Specific Sports Rules shall prevail. If there is any inconsistency between the Market Information and either the Exchange General Rules or the Specific Sports Rules, the Market Information shall prevail.
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