Race Notes – Gasly takes suprise Italian GP victory

Pierre Gasly won the Italian Grand Prix in the home race for the Alpha Tauri-Honda team, 0.415 seconds ahead of Carlos Sainz in the McLaren-Renault in second place. At lap 10 Hamilton leads Sainz by 6,1 seconds followed by Norris (10.4s), Perez (11.4), Ricciardo (12.6s), Bottas (13.0s), Verstappen (14.1s), Stroll (16.1s), Ocon (17.7s) and Gasly (18.9s) in tenth place. At the end of lap 23 the safety car is in and the race resumes with Hamilton in the lead. On lap 32 Hamilton sets fast lap at 1m23,464s, and again the next lap at 1m22.901s. At lap 35 Gasly leads Sainz by 4.0 seconds, followed by Stroll (6.2s), Norris (8.3s), Raikkonen (9.2s), Bottas (9.8s), Ricciardo (10.5s), Ocon (11.2s), Kvyat (11.5s) and Perez (13.1s). On lap 40 Hamilton passes Albon for 14th place, trailling the leader by 24 seconds.

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