Gasly scored the primary victory of his Formula 1 profession at Monza on Sunday after capitalising on a pink flag stoppage and a penalty for Lewis Hamilton, earlier than heading off Carlos Sainz within the closing levels.
The win got here simply 13 months after Red Bull demoted Gasly again to Toro Rosso following a tough 12-race spell firstly of the 2019 season, and marks Gasly’s second podium end after his P2 end ultimately 12 months’s Brazilian Grand Prix.
The outcome additionally comes amid ongoing struggles for Gasly’s Red Bull substitute, Alexander Albon, thus far this season. Gasly sits simply 5 factors behind Albon within the drivers’ standings.
Red Bull has repeatedly said it isn’t contemplating dropping Albon, however Gasly mentioned following his victory that he felt able to return if the workforce have been to carry him again.
“I think I’m ready, but it’s not up to me to make that call,” Gasly mentioned.
“The only thing I’ve done since they moved me back to Toro Rosso has been just to focus on myself and just show what I can do.
“When I get the fitting instruments in my hand I’m actually glad that the efficiency we have proven. I’m not solely speaking about Brazil however I believe usually, we have been fairly robust more often than not.
“We’ve had some really strong qualifyings, really strong races since. We’ll see what happens.”
Gasly’s victory was solely the second within the historical past of the Faenza-based workforce, the primary coming courtesy of Sebastian Vettel at Monza in 2008.
The Frenchman took satisfaction in having such an vital place within the workforce’s historical past, and mentioned he hoped his good kind can be rewarded.
“There have been many, many strong drivers in Toro Rosso,” Gasly mentioned. “I’m really happy to be one of the two that have managed to get a win for this team.
“I assume the robust outcomes needs to be rewarded with one thing, however we’ll see what occurs. At the second it isn’t one thing I actually wish to take into consideration. I simply wish to take pleasure in this second, as a result of it is my first win in F1.
“I will have time to think about this later.”