Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri): “I do not perceive that” / System 1

Frenchman Pierre Gasly (26) might be driving his one hundredth System 1 race on the Belgian Grand Prix. The AlphaTauri driver fell in need of expectations and wishes to enhance after the summer time break.

Pierre Gasly will not be glad. The 26-year-old Frenchman, who gained the 2020 Italian GP in Monza, managed to complete within the high ten ten occasions in 13 races final yr, with third place as his finest. A yr later, the 2019 World Cup seven managed to complete within the high ten, fifth place in Baku as the perfect outcome.

AlphaTauri scored 57 fewer factors than on the identical time final yr. Gasly, who will compete in his one hundredth System 1 World Championship race at Spa-Francorchamps on the finish of August, mentioned: “I do not perceive why we discover it tougher on the sphere than our opponents. As a result of I do not suppose we’re lacking something. “

“We’ve to have a look at the larger image by way of flying the automotive, whether or not we’re getting into the precise route, how we’re happening the street. I do know we’re working onerous on developments that may assist us within the coming weeks. “

“I am positive we are able to enhance after the summer time break. We knew the 2022 season could be a improvement race. We’ve received utterly completely different racing vehicles, so the pace of improvement is excessive. “

“We did not begin the yr badly (Gasly completed eighth in Jeddah and ninth in Melbourne, reply), however then we had our issues, together with porpoising. We threw that away. I really feel that there’s a lot of energy within the automotive. We simply should handle to get it out of the automotive each weekend. The power density within the heart of the sphere could be very excessive. For those who lose two or three tenths of a second in every lap, you aren’t eight, however solely 16.”

“The summer time break has come on the proper time for us. At this level, the primary a part of the season will be analyzed in peace. It did not go the best way we thought, we’ve got to resolve it. “


  1. Max Verstappen (NL), Crimson Bull Racing, 1:39:36.533 h
  2. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +7.834s
  3. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +12.337
  4. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +14.579
  5. Sergio Perez (MEX), Crimson Bull Racing, +15.688
  6. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +16.047
  7. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +1:18.300 min
  8. Fernando Alonso (E), Alpine, +1 lap
  9. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +1 lap
  10. Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, +1 lap
  11. Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, +1 lap
  12. Pierre Gasly (F), AlphaTauri, +1 lap
  13. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
  14. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +1 lap
  15. Daniel Ricciardo (AUS), McLaren, +1 lap
  16. Kevin Magnussen (DK), Haas, +1 lap
  17. Alexander Albon (T), Williams, +1 lap
  18. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
  19. Yuki Tsunoda (J), AlphaTauri, +2 laps
    In spite
    Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, engine


  1. Verstappen 258 factors
  2. Leclerc 178
  3. Perez 173
    04.Russell 158
  4. Sainz 156
    06.Hamilton 146
  5. Norris 76
  6. Ocon 58
  7. Botta’s 46
  8. Alonso 41
  9. Magnussen 22
  10. Ricciardo 19
  11. Fuel 16
  12. Hag 16
  13. Schumacher 12
  14. Tsunoda 11
    17.zhou 5
  15. Go 4
  16. Albon 3
  17. Latifi 0
  18. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

The Builder’s Medal

  1. Crimson Bull Racing 431 factors
  2. Ferrari 334
    03.Mercedes 304
  3. Alpine 99
  4. McLaren 95
  5. Alfa Romeo 51
  6. Haas 34
  7. AlphaTauri 27
  8. Aston Martin 20
  9. Williams 3

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