Esteban Ocon (Renault) and Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) finished 6th and 7th in the British GP on Sunday, while Romain Grosjean (Haas) took 16th place. The last three laps of the British Grand Prix, very lively, with in particular two punctures for Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) and Carlos Sainz (McLaren), allowed two French drivers to climb in the hierarchy and score valuable points for the rest of the season. read also Hamilton winner on three wheels Esteban Ocon, who was only 9th on lap 45, finally took in 6th place. His Renault was much more efficient than two weeks ago in Hungary, and the Normand had a good fight with Lance Stroll (Racing Point) during a good part of the race. The French ended up getting the better of the Canadian on lap 46. Pierre Gasly (AlphaTauri) spent a good part of the race outside the top 10, but thanks in particular to two overtaking on Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) and Stroll, too, he was able to grab 9th place. And the last laps gave him two more positions. read also All the news of F1
As for Romain Grosjean, he tried a strategic bet by staying on track as long as possible with his medium tires, when all the drivers returned after Daniil Kvyat’s accident on the 13th lap. The Haas rider ended up in 5th place, and he held his position quite a few laps. But he finally cracked, not without holding his position a little too aggressively, especially against Carlos Sainz, which earned him a black and white flag from the commissioners. He ended up returning to the pits, and took 16th place.