Formula 1 | Gasly wants to capitalize on his start to the season to offer 5th place to AlphaTauri

Pierre Gasly has not signed a victory this season (for the moment?) But he has already reaped the fruits of the crazy end of the race in Baku to add one more podium to his record.

And thanks to his consistency in qualifying and good performance in the race, he thinks he has had his best start to the Formula 1 season with 50 points scored, including 15 on the podium at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. On Saturday, he was always until Q3 except twice.

« I think this first part was probably the best start to the season I have ever had in F1. It was really successful. We already managed to get a podium in Baku this year which was the highlight. of those first 11 races. « 

“We had great Saturdays, great qualifying, putting the car in Q3 in most races and it’s a great achievement. I think Sunday it was a little less good, but we got managed to progress and beat us with fairly fast cars, sometimes the McLaren, sometimes the Ferrari. « 

AlphaTauri occupies sixth place in the constructors’ championship, 20 points ahead of Aston Martin. The team belonging to Red Bull can aim for the 5th lace occupied by Alpine F1 according to Gasly.

“We can see our battle in the championship taking shape with Aston Martin and Alpine. We are fighting for the fifth position in the championship, which has never happened for the team before. It shows that we are having a great year and c ‘It’s my personal goal to finish in this position for our guys. It would be a first. It’s been a pretty exciting season so far for us. « 

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