Pierre Gasly won an action-packed 2020 Italian GP as Monza churned out one of the most memorable F1 races in recent history. With this, the French driver has secured his maiden F1 win and AlfaTauri’s second win in the sport, 12 years after Sebastian Vettel handed the team – then competing as Toro Rosso – their first victory at the same venue.
McLaren’s Carlos Sainz and Racing Point’s Lance Stroll completed an unexpected podium after a 10-secs stop and go penalty for early leader Lewis Hamilton threw the race wide open.
- Pierre Gasly clinches his maiden F1 win
- Hamilton recovers from 10-sec stop and go penalty to finish 7th
- Both Ferraris retire on home ground
Why was Hamilton handed a penalty at the Italian GP?
It initially seemed like Hamilton was well on his way to secure his 90th career win. His Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas’ poor start allowed the…