Pierre Gasly says that he”never expected” what’s occurred since his demotion from Red Bull just over a year ago, having scored his maiden Formula 1 win in Monza.
Gasly scored a shock victory for AlphaTauri in the Italian Grand Prix after a dramatic race which saw each one the front-runners hit issue along with a red flag shake up the purchase.
It marked Gasly’s next F1 podium end, after his conduct to second place in last year’s Brazilian Grand Prix to get AlphaTauri.
Ever since being shipped straight back into Toro Rosso – today called AlphaTauri – from Red Bull’s senior F1 group after only 12 races this past year, Gasly has appreciated a number of their greatest outcomes of his livelihood.
The Frenchman said following his success he might haven’t envisaged all that’s occurred since his demotion out of Red Bull.
“I understand how important it was for me to receive my very first race win in Formula 1, and in the long run it’s just my third season in F1,” Gasly explained.
“Although I have been through a lot in the previous two decades, I feel I am fairly new to the world and advancing year later and only becoming better the entire time.
“I’d have never anticipated a year ago, once I return to Toro Rosso.
“The podium was unexpected and a large, big highlight this past year.
“And I was not prepared for this triumph now, though you always try to envision the very best situation, the best car, the best race, what the very best approach.”
Gasly scored only the next race win at the background of this Faenza-based group, following in the footsteps of four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel, that obtained a rain-affected race in Monza at 2008.
Gasly disclosed that staff leader Franz Tost had congratulated him scoring a triumph that meant the group had won in most states.
“We all know that it occurred just once in the entire background of Toro Rosso in Formula 1,” Gasly explained.
“Franz really explained ‘You know we have achieved it in the wet, I am very proud of you since now we have done it at the ironic today.’
“It had been quite hard but I am only pleased to reveal my pace. I have worked day after day, race after race because last season and just hoping to get stronger all the time.
“I’m quite happy that now I receive the benefit for all of the hard work that we have performed with AlphaTauri and with Honda.”