AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly discusses his incredible maiden F1® victory at Monza, the emotion of becoming the first French winner for 24 years and his feelings on Honda’s exit, while we review the Eifel Grand Prix with Edd Straw from the-race.com.
Formula One rarely serves up races like the Italian Grand Prix, but Pierre Gasly’s win for AlphaTauri ahead of Carlos Sainz and Lance Stroll completely flipped the script.
Before this mad Monza race F1 had gone been 147 races — more than seven years — since anyone other than a Mercedes, Red Bull Racing or Ferrari driver topped the podium.
And in a season dominated by Mercedes, it took some plot twists to take Gasly to the top step.Continue reading
A French-speaking driver in an Italian car wins the Italian Grand Prix, exactly as expected. Valtteri Bottas decided the championship isn’t for him. We accidentally upset someone named Bert.
Pierre Gasly is the first Frenchman to win a Formula 1 race in 24 years after claiming his maiden victory in a thriller at the Italian Grand Prix.
The 24-year-old AlphaTauri driver beat McLaren’s Carlos Sainz and Racing Point’s Lance Stroll to the flag after inheriting the lead from poleman Lewis Hamilton, who served a stop-go penalty for a tyre change while pit lane was closed.
But Hamilton wasn’t the only frontrunner to hit trouble, with a slew of problems creating a perfect storm to deliver the unpredictable podium.Continue reading
Pierre Gasly has won his maiden Formula 1 victory for AlphaTauri in a chaotic Italian Grand Prix at Monza.Continue reading on RACER 🔗
Helmut Marko crushes the spirit of yet another young driver, but at least it’s not announced after we recorded this podcast (just). Meanwhile, nothing else of note happens in Formula One.
It’s a shame to say for a driver who obviously has — or had — potential, but the Frenchman’s future at Red Bull Racing isn’t a matter of if or even when; it’s only a matter of who, and as soon as the right candidate is secured, Gasly will surely be gone.
Pierre Gasly says a he’s looking forward to a stronger weekend in Silverstone after a slew of poor performances this season.Continue reading
Pierre Gasly says no-one at Red Bull Racing is satisfied with his lacklustre start at the team, but the Frenchman insists he isn’t worried about losing his seat.Continue reading
You might think just six rounds into a 21-race season is too early for the driver merry-go-round to start turning, but speculation is never far from hand in Formula One.Continue reading
Red Bull Racing’s Pierre Gasly will start the Azerbaijan Grand Prix from the pit lane after failing to stop for a mandatory weight check during practice.Continue reading on RACER 🔗
Neither Toro Rosso driver made it through Q1 during qualifying at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix but both were lucky to make it back to the garage uninjured after a frightening near miss at the end of the session.Continue reading on RACER 🔗
Pierre Gasly has clarified that the Fernando Alonso jibe he made over team radio after finishing fourth in the Bahrain Grand Prix had more to do with building up Honda than it did with criticising McLaren.Continue reading
Barring a handful of catastrophic races for Ferrari, the 2017 Formula One season could have delivered the nail-biting season finale between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel the opening half of the year so eagerly promised.Continue reading
Toro Rosso’s rotating driver rotisserie keeps turning in Austin, Texas, where Brendon Hartley will make his unlikely Formula One debut at the United States Grand Prix.Continue reading
Frenchman Pierre Gasly said he had no time for sentiment on his first full-time day in the cockpit despite admitting it was an emotional moment in his career progression.Continue reading