He gave a lavish performance in Saturday’s time trial of the Formula 1 Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix, so Pierre Gasly will be able to start in fourth place next to Max Verstappen. AlphaTauri set the best starting position with this, and the Frenchman was able to start from such an upscale position with Red Bull at last year’s German Grand Prix.
“I’m very happy, it was the timer of my life!” Gasly began to tell the Dutch Ziggo Sport. “I had a good time in the car, this track seems to lie to him.”
“I think we were fast already in the morning, we were very close to the top3 all along. I feel like I was able to drive fast laps all the time, but now we are focusing on the race, ”the Frenchman referred to the free practice in the morning, which he also finished fourth.
Gasly added, he had known for some time about the contract extension announced earlier this week, so he hadn’t changed his mind as much as a result.
This weekend, Pierre Gasly is competing with a special painting on the occasion of Imola’s return, in honor of the memory of Ayrton Senna, who died in 1994 – we have previously written about the French headgear in the Lead: