In a race marred with issues as Pierre Gasly took an unconventional win for Scuderia AlphaTauri. For the first time this year, no Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One team or Aston Martin Red Bull Racing cars made it to the podium.
Instead the podium consisted of winner Pierre Gasly, second place Carlos Sainz Jr. and in third Lance Stroll, in what we can only describe as a mind blowing race.
The first lap brought the most drama a first corner has so far this year; Valtteri Bottas, who started second, had a poor start and over the course of the lap, found himself down to sixth.
Lando Norris, who started sixth, powered himself to third, behind team-mate Carlos Sainz Jr., Alexander Albon tangled with Pierre Gasly going into the first chicane, sending the Thai driver down to fifteenth. Kevin Magnussen picked up wing damage and had to … Read the rest