Pierre Gasly he was one of the great surprise protagonists of the last GP, held in Monte-Carlo. The Frenchman from AlphaTauri, confirming a period of excellent form – his and the team – which has lasted since 2020, closed the Principality race in sixth place, managing to keep the Mercedes of a desperate behind for the whole GP ‘ Lewis Hamilton. The conformation of the Monegasque track that makes overtaking practically impossible, combined with the incorrect strategy of Mercedes, played in favor of the native of Rouen, who was thus able to lock down the best result of his season.
Gasly taunts Hamilton: “Not easy to have him behind”
In the press conference to present the Azerbaijani GP, Gasly also returned to comment on the episode, not sparing a joke. “I had Lewis in the mirrors and I felt sorry for him – said Gasly in the meeting with the media at the Baku circuit – he got stuck for 78s, but there was virtually no opportunity. I was surprised when I saw them pit before us – Gasly recognized again – because it wasn’t the right thing to do. In the end, however, it was better for us. We managed to get a few more points and I think it was a strong result, really strong for the team “.
Allison apologizes to Hamilton: “Wrong strategy”
To be decisive also in his head to head with Hamilton, as almost always happens in the Principality of Monaco, was therefore the qualification. Gasly confirmed: “When you start in front you have done more or less 90% of the work. After that, I think we had a good race. There were still a couple of things we could have done better – concluded the French driver – so it wasn’t a perfect weekend. But I think we can be satisfied. as it was our best result of the season“.