‘I didn’t deserve factors for following security automobile’ – Gasly
Pierre Gasly felt undeserving of the factors awarded to his sixth-place lead to a Belgian Grand Prix that featured simply two laps behind the protection automobile.
Climate circumstances meant it wasn’t attainable to go racing at any stage, though the FIA used a slight easing within the rain to test monitor circumstances once more. That meant a race resumption that noticed simply over two laps accomplished behind the protection automobile, was sufficient to set off a outcome and see half factors awarded.
“I don’t really feel like I deserved any factors for what I’ve achieved,” Gasly stated. “I simply adopted the protection automobile. I didn’t crash within the laps to the grid, however that’s the one factor I’ve achieved! I don’t know if we deserved any factors.
“However on the finish of the day this isn’t actually the purpose – I really feel like actually unhealthy for all of the those who got here right here, travelled, waited hours below the rain to observe a Method 1 race, and the one factor they obtained to see is a few laps from the protection automobile and F1 vehicles following. Actually sorry for all these individuals.
“Sadly, I don’t assume there was every other possibility attainable as a result of the visibility was so unhealthy within the pack, and we all know if we cease on monitor for no matter purpose or crash, many different vehicles are coming proper behind. We all know the results if a automobile will get t-boned. Sadly, I don’t assume there was every other possibility.”
Gasly additionally backed up Lewis Hamilton’s cynicism that the laps have been solely accomplished to generate a outcome, in flip making the weekend value one thing when it comes to factors.
“To be honest, sure (half factors are unsuitable) – I believe the entire level of getting the factors relies on the race. I’m a bit stunned as a result of I simply really feel they simply put us out on monitor within the worst circumstances on the finish to get these three laps behind the protection automobile, when really it was worse than earlier than, simply to permit these factors to occur.”