• Yesterday was the team’s fourth podium finish: after Monza 2008 came a third place for Daniil Kvyat in Germany and a second for Pierre in Brazil, both in 2019.

 

  • The Toro Rosso era that ran from 2006 to 2019 ended with 500 points scored, the cars having covered 135,740 kilometres and 26,972 laps. In the current Scuderia AlphaTauri era, the cars have done 855 laps, 26 of them in the lead, all of those as Pierre flew to victory yesterday.

 

  • A key contribution to our win in the Italian Grand Prix came from our Honda power unit. Here are our partner’s F1 stats:
    • Race starts: 450
    • Wins: 77
    • Pole Positions: 79
    • Fastest race laps: 65
    • Podiums: 139
    • Front row starts: 123
    • Races with our team: 50

 

  • Yesterday’s win was Pierre Gasly’s first in F1 and his second career podium. Pierre was born in Rouen, the Normandy capital, on 7 February 1996. The last win for a French driver came in the Monaco Grand Prix that same year, courtesy of Olivier Panis, when Pierre was just three months old. Here are some other interesting statistics about our French driver:
    • GPs started 55
    • Fastest race laps: 2
    • Point scored: 167
    • Laps in the lead: 26
    • Kms in the lead: 151
    • Best grid position: P4
    • F1 debut: Malaysia 2017

 

  • This was the 80th F1 win for a French driver. Here are some French Formula 1 driver stats:
    • French drivers who have raced in F1: 75
    • Current French drivers: 3 (Gasly, Grosjean, Ocon)
    • Races started: 890
    • Pole Positions: 79
    • Podiums: 305
    • Fastest laps: 91
    • Drivers’ World Titles: 4 (Alain Prost)
    • Drivers who have won: Maurice TRINTIGNANT, François CEVERT, Jean-Pierre BELTOISE, Jacques LAFFITE, Patrick DEPAILLER, Jean-Pierre JABOUILLE, René ARNOUX, Didier PIRONI, Alain PROST, Patrick TAMBAY, Jean ALESI, Olivier PANIS, Pierre GASLY.